Price Police have recently investigated several cases where elderly persons have been victimized by two common telephone scams, the “Grandparent Scam” and the “Gift Card Scam.” Many other local residents have received calls but have not fallen for the scams.
If you receive a phone call from someone asking for money or gift cards for any reason, please talk to a family member or the police before acting. Always regard the call as a scam.
Please see the below links for information on the scams and how to avoid them.
Please be sure to inform family members, especially the elderly, who may be susceptible to these types of scams.