An investigation is underway in Roanoke to solve recent cases of fraud aimed at senior citizens. Individuals are calling Roanoke seniors pretending to be their grandchildren and asking for up to thousands of dollars to be wired to them through Western Union.
The callers state that they need the money for bail or for an attorney because of a DUI charge.
The Roanoke Police Department is encouraging anyone who receives this call to contact law enforcement immediately.
Click here to read the police release.