Bracebridge OPP is warning seniors in Muskoka to stay protected against the ‘Grandparent Scam’. Provincial Constable, Samantha Bigley says many scam artists finds ways to take advantage of seniors who are vulnerable. Bigley says seniors need to be aware.

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Bigley says the Grandparent scam is when a lawyer calls and pretends to need money to help your grandchild get out jail. She says make sure you always verify facts before you do anything else. Bigley also adds that if this happens to you, call Bracebridge OPP, crime stoppers or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre.