Advertisement

Phone scam targeting Albany County seniors

October 05, 2017 05:41 PM

Another phone scam is targeting seniors in our area. This latest one is being reported in Albany County.

County Executive Dan McCoy says the caller claimed to be a public defender in Albany County and in one case, even put his fake grandson on the line asking for help.    

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

McCoy says the public defender's office does not call family members of those arrested, nor does the office take money to arrange for bond.

If you get a call like this, hang up and call police.

Credits

WNYT Staff

Copyright 2017 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement
Advertisement
Cuomo: Remove firearms from domestic abusers in New York

AP sources: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package

Schumer pursuing legal options over fake harassment document

I-88 police chase ends with arrest of double homicide suspect

Cohoes mayor speaks out about allegations

Advertisement