Officers urge caution after Crestview senior citizen loses money in scam

Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM.

After the woman sent the money, she contacted her actual grandson, who said he had not been in Mexico or incarcerated.

The woman then contacted the sheriff’s office, which is investigating the incident.

These types of crimes usually target the elderly, the release stated.

Residents receiving these calls should contact the local authorities before wiring any money.


Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Matthew Brown at 850-682-6524 or Follow him on Twitter @cnbMatthew.


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