Police on Long Island are warning residents about a scam targeting the elderly. It happened back in May in New Hyde Park in Nassau County. According to detectives, an unknown man contacted an 88-year-old woman claiming to be her grandson. He allegedly told the woman that he was involved in a car accident and injured a pregnant woman. After explaining that he was arrested, police say the man gave woman a phone number for his lawyer and directed her to call. She did and was instructed to make a payment of $9,800 for bail money and include an additional $1,200 to keep the arrest off his criminal record….
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