WEST TEXAS -- Grandparents beware! Scammers are targeting senior citizens in West Texas by posing as their grandchildren over the phone, then asking for money.
Dixie Hertel says a man called claiming to be her grandson.
Hertel says the scammer said he and his friends were on a trip to Mexico when there was an accident and one of his friends, Kevin, was killed.
Hertel says that was a red flag because she knows her grandson doesn't have a friend named Kevin.
Hertel adds that she and her husband were both targetted within 12 hours by the same person.
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