3 charged for allegedly running a ‘grandparent scam’ on elderly R.I. residents

PROVIDENCE – Three men have been charged with allegedly participating in a “grandparent scam” designed to defraud 11 elderly Rhode Island residents, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island announced Monday. Bryan Valdez-Espinosa of Union City, N.J., was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud; and Diego A. Alarcon, of Union City,…

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