Beware of ‘free groceries’ robocall

Your BBB has received a report from a consumer who got an automated call saying seniors over age 65 qualify for $600 in groceries. There are numerous reports on the Internet about these calls, which appear to be a twist on the medical alert scam. Callers are asked to press numbers and are asked for…

Medical alert phishing scam targets seniors

Your BBB has received quite a few calls lately from consumers who received suspicious phone calls about a “free medical alert system.” The calls have been reported nationwide, but we’ve had a lot of calls from seniors in the Midland area this week. If you get a call like this, hang up and don’t give…