Grandparents beware of scams
By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD
It’s 3:00 a.m. and the phone rings. Your 76 year old mother answers the phone and there is a young lady on the phone crying uncontrollably, “Grandma, I’m in trouble! I’m in Mexico and I’ve been arrested. I need $1500 to get out of jail and you can’t tell mom and dad!” She replies, “Lacey is that you?” The young lady says, “Yes grandma, I was with someone that got arrested for drugs and I got arrested too, but they weren’t mine, please, please help me get out of jail and don’t tell mom or dad.
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