Audrey Rickert

Dorothy Swanson (left) was scammed out of more than $4,000 when someone called her, claiming to be her granddaughter, Audrey Rickert (right), and saying she had been arrested in Mexico. She later found out Audrey was safe at home with her mom. (Credit: CBS)

Grandmother Bilked Out Of $4,000 By Caller Posing As Granddaughter

A grandmother in far north suburban Round Lake Beach was scammed out of more than $4,000 after getting a frantic call from a person she believed was her granddaughter.

CBS 2–11/13/2012