Pair from GTA arrested after attempting grandparent scam in St. Jacobs: police

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Waterloo regional police

Two 18-year-olds from Toronto and Brampton were arrested after attempting to pull the grandparent scam in Woolwich, according to Waterloo regional police.

Police say they were called to a home in St.  Jacobs after a resident reported the attempted fraud on Friday.

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Officers met with the victim who told them that a suspect was coming to the home later that day, according to police.

They say they had also been contacted about a similar scam in the area a few days earlier.

Police say they tracked down two men in their car and arrested them before charging them both with fraud under $5,000.

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