Shirley Streshinsky

journalist and author

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Shirley Streshinsky on KCRW

Senior citizens all over the U.S. and Canada are getting duped by a massive Montreal-based phone scam in which the callers pretend to be distressed grandchildren.

The Grandparent Scam

Senior citizens all over the U.S. and Canada are getting duped by a massive Montreal-based phone scam in which the callers pretend to be distressed grandchildren.

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