gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Saturday April 18th


Police Report More Grandparent Scam Calls
Wednesday Apr 09, 2014 12:33pm
Angola, IN

By: Jim Measel

(ANGOLA) - The Steuben County Sheriff's Office and Angola Police say they are still taking reports of calls to senior citizens who are falling victim to the so-called "Grandparent Scam" or "Grandparent Call".

They say the caller poses as a grandchild of the potential fraud victim or as a representative of an entity calling on behalf of the grandchild. The caller then ask for money to get the grandchild out of whatever trouble they are in. Police say this is a scam and that you should never give out your personal financial information to any unknown caller.

More infomration can be found on the Sheriffs Department Facebook page.

You can check potential scams and stay on top of new scams by downloading the Scam Detector app on your smartphone or by going to http://scam-detector.com/


(04-18-2015) • Former Glen Oaks music professor honored
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-18-2015) • Sturgis students get extra days
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-18-2015) • Albion to alter siren tests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(04-18-2015) • Glance at cell phone leads to four vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 at 500 West • LaGrange, IN
(04-17-2015) • Angola mom accused of neglecting infant
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-17-2015) • Bridge replacement on I-69 in DeKalb to begin
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Auburn, IN
(04-16-2015) • Two injured in crash southeast of Goshen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(04-16-2015) • Lower revenue forecast to heighten budget talks
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana Statehouse
(04-16-2015) • Howe woman injured in one vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 600 N near 150W • Howe, IN
(04-16-2015) • Parkside Elementary holds kindergarten roundup
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Parkside Elementary School • LaGrange, IN
(04-16-2015) • Kyle Fanning sought by Shipshewana Police
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(04-15-2015) • 2-year-old missing 90 minutes turns up at neighbors'
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 5100 N block CR 675 W • Shipshewana, IN
(04-15-2015) • Huntertown man faces 20 counts of child porn
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: FORT WAYNE
(04-14-2015) • Meth sends Orland man to prison for 8 years
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-14-2015) • Kalamazoo man faces meth charge in LaGrange County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-14-2015) • Unwanted harvest: Farmers find meth trash in fields
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-13-2015) • LaGrange Council members question value of joint community corrections program
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange County Office Building • LaGrange, IN
(04-13-2015) • Police investigating fatal crash near Middlebury
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 20 near SR 13 • Middlebury, IN
(04-13-2015) • LaGrange Co. Community Foundation offers grant workshop
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-13-2015) • One child dead, another seriously injured in RV fire
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(04-10-2015) • Sturgis authorizes work for two business projects
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-10-2015) • St. Joe Commission okays dog park
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-10-2015) • Good walleye fishing reported in the area
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Rome City, IN
(04-10-2015) • Freedom Academy meets workforce training needs
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LAKE OF THE WOODS
(04-10-2015) • Police respond to shooting in Brimfield that never happened
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Brimfield
(04-09-2015) • Sturgis Commissioners approve street bids
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(04-09-2015) • Maple Syrup Days wins interpretative award
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-08-2015) • Property assessment rise in St. Joseph County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(04-08-2015) • Facade for remodeled Brokaw Theater approved
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-08-2015) • Kenny Burkett Health Clinic closing May 28
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(04-08-2015) • Teens injured as truck rolls over
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(04-08-2015) • Two motorcyclists injured when striking car
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(04-08-2015) • Driver runs red light, injured in crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI






pfc

businesses