Kingston Police warn of telephone scam resurfacing
Kingston Police are warning of a telephone scam resurfacing in the area.
Police say the "parent or grandparent" scam has fraudsters pretend they are a child who is in need of monetary help after they were arrested for impaired driving.
Another person will then enter the conversation claiming to be either a police officer or a lawyer, who say the funds are needed for bail and legal expenses.
The victims are then told to keep it a secret from other family members.
Police are reminding residents to not sent money to anyone unless you know exactly where it is going.