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      Phone scam reported, scammer posing as grandchildren

      The Chocolay Township Police Department has issued a warning regarding a phone scam in the area.

      According to police, the scammer pretends to be a family member, usually a grandchild. The scammer then attempts to get money from the family, stating that they are in jail and need money for bond.

      The phone is then handed to somebody posing as a public defender, asking for the money to be transferred to their bank account.

      If you experience any phone scams immediately contact your local law enforcement agency.

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