Supermarket clerk stops senior from being scammed

March 29, 2011

Folks, usually on Tuesdays we feature a Naughty Business of the Week, some tale of a business or criminal that has managed to separate consumers from their money.

But let's break from tradition today to consider this Hartford Courant story about a clerk at a Connecticut supermarket who prevented an elderly woman from getting scammed.

An elderly woman approached to send $2,800 via Western Union, but some gentle probing revealed that the customer was sending money to someone impersonating her grandson.

Not everyone would make the effort that this woman did ...


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