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Duping Oma: what to know about the ‘Enkeltrick’ scam in Germany

Duping Oma: what to know about the ‘Enkeltrick’ scam in Germany

After an elderly woman in a Saxony-Anhalt town received a phone call from a person claiming to be her grandchild at the weekend, she promptly withdrew €20,000 from her bank and handed it over to the criminals. Hundreds of pensioners across Germany fall for this crime each year.