Attorney General Kane: Four charged in nationwide 'Grandparent Scam' targeting seniors

Published 08/07 2014 02:19PM

Updated 08/07 2014 02:21PM

HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a "Grandparent Scam."
The scammers allegedly stole at least $162,600 and are accused of attempting to steal approximately $37,325 more. One victim alone, a woman from Texas, was allegedly defrauded of $64,900.

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