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Report: Woman falls victim to familiar scam

MARATHON -- A woman fell victim to a scammer claiming to be her grandson in need of cash in a scam that has been widely reported in the Keys, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office report.

The woman told a deputy she received a call from someone claiming to be her grandson. He said he'd been in an crash and his car had been impounded. He told her he needed $2,000 to...

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