Roanoke Police Department Investigates Fraud Offenses Targeting Seniors

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.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s