Phone Scam

A recent article in the Chillicothe Gazette (click), indicates a lady was scammed out of $3,000. The article states her grandson was being held in a Texas Jail, and that his attorney would call with information . Later, someone else called and asked for the $3,000 to be wired and that a bondsman would be arranged.
After the lady sent the money, she called her grandson in Ohio. Some questions need to be asked before sending this kind of money. Are any of my relatives and friends traveling? And how could I find out.
If someone calls claiming to be a relative, or the relative is in trouble, do not give them personal info over the phone. Do not confirm Read more »

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