Phone scammers target Hamilton County man

Aurora resident Budd Niles recently received a phone call trying to scam him out of a reported $17,000. He wanted to tell his story so others could be aware of the scam.
“I have had two of them this past year,” he said. “The first one was easy to detect. I’ve got a nephew down in Texas on a ranch. He called me one morning and said him and his wife were going to stop by and visit us. It wasn’t even three hours later I got a call.”
According to Niles, the gentlemen on the phone was in a Mexican jail and needed bail money to get out his nephew out.

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