Scam aimed at seniors hits Todd County
A scam aimed at senior citizens has been reported in Todd county.
Lillian Ortendahl, from Osakis, reported to authorities that she received a phone call from someone alleging they had a prepaid medical alert system ready for her. The caller wanted to know where to deliver it to and requested personal information.
Ortendahl could hear a man speaking English and a woman speaking with a heavy foreign accent.
Senior citizens are asked to be aware of giving out personal information and are encouraged to report suspicious calls.