Scammers try wearing down victims

Hanging up isn’t deterring scammers who call trying to bilk residents out of their cash.

Police have found that the callers are trying a new tactic: persistence.

So far this week, at least two local residents have told police the same story about a scammer who calls them multiple times, with different stories that all ask them for money. They tell them off, they hang up, but the scammers keep calling.

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