Elder Law Attorney Kerry Peck on those bogus ‘Hi, Grandma’ calls you’re getting

John Williams

FILE – This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, shows a call log displayed via an AT&T app on a cellphone in Orlando, Fla. Industry experts say robocalls are down — scam calls as well as nagging from your credit-card company to pay your bill. The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted millions of job losses, and scammers have not been immune. YouMail, which offers a robocall-blocking service, says 2.9 billion robocalls were placed in April 2020 in the U.S., down from 4.1 billion in March and 4.8 billion in February. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Elder Law Attorney Kerry Peck joins John Williams to talk about how these scammers get away with acting like a long-lost relative when they call an elderly, vulnerable person. Listeners chime in with their tactics for preventing the trickery that has left some out of thousands of dollars.

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