Better Business Bureau: Spring break scams

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Better Business Bureau encourages everyone to make sure they know signs of a scam and to acknowledge red flags when requested for you to send money by Western Union, MoneyGram or a prepaid card like Green dot.

Rebecca Phoenix talks about maintaining safety processions around spring break. Scammers may use this time as an opportunity to use a trick referred to as the "grandparent scam."

Phoenix explains what the grandparent scam is, how it works, and most importantly how to avoid it.

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