Ledyard police warning public of ‘Grandparent Scam’
LEDYARD — Police said they have recently received reports from residents regarding scam phone calls.
Ledyard police said in one report Wednesday, a caller reported to be an attorney and told a resident their granddaughter was involved in an accident and was arrested for DUI, and $5000 was needed for court fees/bail.
Police said this is a common ploy known as the “Grandparent Scam.” Officers want people to be aware of this scam and said “do not fall prey to these scammers . Hang up!”