Man scammed out of $7,200: ‘You Just Can’t Make This Up’
I opened up the show today talking to News Director Eric Scott about a man who was phone scammed out of $7,200, after he was convinced his father was being held for ransom. The best part of the story is that the man's father home safe the whole time.
It was amazing to me that the man was on the phone for almost four hours with the scam artist and had no idea that his dad was still in the house.
For a scenario like this, we started a new hashtag on Twitter, #YouJustCantMakeThisUp.
Check out the entire segment with myself and Eric Scott in the YouTube clip above.