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Ever Evolving Grandparent Scam – Scam of the Week

The BBB Education Foundation/Texas Senior Medicare Patrol is working hard to ensure they are keeping the community safe from SCAMS. Each week they share a “scam of the week” video on YouTube. This week’s focus is on the Ever Evolving Grandparent Scam, which now includes technology to make a scammer sound like your grandchild. Follow these tips and share to keep your grandparents safe!

To report scams, contact the Federal Trade Commission at ftc.gov/complaint or 1-877-FTC-HELP. Help us stop these scams – please send out to your community!

View some of the past scam videos:

Debit Card Dangers – https://youtu.be/OpJJNiDofwg

BURN Notice (Pandemic Scams) – https://youtu.be/ni-1hHw0DQ8

Home Sweet Home (Apartment Renting) – https://youtu.be/SQcs9uvuzP0

Stay safe from robocalls – https://youtu.be/Z4smoNfzVn4

Telehealth Scams and Medicare Coverage During COVID-19 – https://youtu.be/ZDh4shppu0U

Tips to avoid Mother’s Day scams – https://youtu.be/Zv1Onp7hhN8

Phishing Email Scams – https://youtu.be/vKCUeT_HQKU

Puppy Love – https://youtu.be/o7e5xS8WfJ0