Phone Scam Targets Some in Rockingham County

By: Litsa Pappas Email
By: Litsa Pappas Email

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. -- We want you to be aware of a scam that's happening in the Valley, so you'll know to avoid it if you get that call.

One scam artist wouldn't stop harassing one of our viewers in Bridgewater Monday night.

The viewer, who wishes to remain anonymous, says he received a call from someone who claimed to be his grandson. He says the caller sounded just like him and even used a personal nickname.

The caller demanded about $1,500 immediately. Then another person called, claiming to be a lawyer, asking for that same money.

Our viewer says they called about ten times in that one day, including calling his cell phone.

If you are a victim of a scam, please email us at scams@whsv.com, so we can hold those criminals accountable.


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