Scammers target elderly people – Police

Money. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Money. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As incidents of people who fall victim to scammers escalate, the police have revealed that the perpetrators mostly target elderly people.

In one of the incidents which happened during the just ended festive season, Mochudi police station commander, Superintendent Joel Masilo says scammers managed to swindle P20 000 from a 73-year-old man.

He explained that the old man was not the only one who was scammed during the festive season break but five more middle aged people were also swindled by scammers. He said in his policing area they went around cautioning people during the holidays cautioning them against such incidents but it seems like their efforts fell into deaf ears.

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