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Baiting Guru

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:27 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Just came across this

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Joined: 16 Apr 2012
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:54 am Reply with quoteBack to top

A new approach which is lucrative for the scammers.

From the link within the article.

Floridians lost $444,000 last year using MoneyGram wire transfers as a result of 293 scams that targeted vacationers' relatives,

Nationwide, unknowing victims of the grandparent scam used MoneyGram to wire $20.5 million to con artists in 2012, the company said. MoneyGram said it prevented $14 million worth of those transfers and returned that money to the victims.

Consider a massive grandparent scam last year in Central Florida that bilked an elderly man out of $816,000, according to a Seminole County Sheriff's Office report.
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