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2 men charged in connection with grandparent scam in Durham Region: police
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2 men charged in connection with grandparent scam in Durham Region: police

Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged grandparent scam in Durham Region. Durham Regional Police said on Dec. 28, a victim was contacted by a person who was claiming to be a police officer, who told them their grandson had been arrested.“For the grandson to avoid charges the victim was told to pay $9,000,” police said in a news release.Officers said the suspects allegedly went to the victim’s residence “under the guise of being court officers and collected the money.”Officers said the victim contacted police.Police said on Thursday, a second victim was allegedly contacted by a person claiming to be a court officer who old them their grandson had been in an accident. Trending Now Story continues below advertisement Polic...