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Scam targets grandparents
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MADISON - With thousands college students heading to far away places for spring break, con artists will ramp up the "grandparent scam." Con artists will call elderly people with the pretense that a grandchild has been arrested, hospitalized or has endured some other hardship that requires money. The caller asks the victim to send a wire transfer of money to help the grandchild get through the hardship.

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