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Editorial: Scammers need to be stopped

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Nearly every week, we receive an email, phone call or letter from an elderly person who has been targeted for some kind of scam.

There’s the “grandmother” scam where a caller poses as a grandson, asking for money to get out of an embarrassing jam.

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There’s the foreign lottery winner scam where all the recipient has to do to claim a multi-million dollar prize is to provide banking information.

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