Articles tagged with 'Grandparent Scam' | Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton Police Service - Archive (Grandparent Scam)

2023
21
February
2023
| 14:54 America/New_York
The Hamilton Police Service has seen an increase in the number of "Emergency" or "Grandparent" scams reported.Under this scam, the victim receives a call from a fraudster posing as a grandchild or other family member. The fraudster claims they have b...
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2022
10
November
2022
| 07:51 America/New_York
Hamilton Police have arrested two male fraudsters from Quebec for a Grandparents Scam, after they exploited a 94-year-old man.On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the victim, a 94-year-old man of Hamilton, began receiving phone calls from a male impersonati...
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12
August
2022
| 07:45 America/New_York
Hamilton police are asking the public to be vigilant, as the service reports an increase in “grandparent” and “emergency” scam calls in the area.The scam begins after the victim receives a call from a person posing as their grandchild or other family...
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08
February
2022
| 14:28 America/New_York
Hamilton Police Crimes Against Seniors Unit arrested a 19-year-old male from Quebec.On Thursday, February 3, 2022, a 77-year-old female victim received a call from a male believed to be her son, informing her that he had been involved in an accident ...
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