Scammers stealing older people’s credit cards

 Scammers stealing older people’s credit cards

KOKOMO, Ind. — Kokomo police are on the hunt for two scammers who are stealing credit cards from elderly Hoosiers.

“It’s a generation that has put in their time working. Most worked their whole life, and for someone to come take their savings from them is pretty despicable,” said Kokomo Police Captain Bruce Rood.

It’s a simple scheme. The suspects approach their target saying they dropped a twenty dollar bill. They then offer to help the victim put the bill into their wallet. That’s when they steal the victim’s credit cards. In one instance, a suspect was helping a victim get into their car while the scammer’s partner was inside a store draining the victim’s account.

The scam is happening in both Kokomo and Frankfort. The duo may also be hitting in Indy and Logansport. They have been seen on camera driving a white Chrysler van…

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