grandparent scam

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Two more defendants were sentenced in federal court for participating in a large-scale “grandparent scam” racketeering conspiracy.  Anajah Gifford, 24, of North Hollywood, California, received a sentence of 57 months in custody. Tracy Glinton, 35, of Orlando, Florida, was sentenced to time served. According to court documents, the defendants participated …continue reading

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A California man was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for his participation in a large-scale “grandparent scam.” According to court documents, Jack Owuor, 25, of Paramount, California, was part of a network of individuals who, through extortion and fraud, induced elderly Americans across the United States to pay …continue reading

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Two more members of a nationwide “grandparent scam” network have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act known as RICO. Lyda Harris of Laveen, Arizona, pleaded guilty in federal court July 7; Tracy Glinton of Orlando, Florida, pleaded guilty on June 9, 2022. They …continue reading