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Canadian scam continues to target residents in Lakes area

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DETROIT LAKES - On Tuesday afternoon, Bob Watson got a call. It was from his grandson, Robert, and he was in trouble.

He told his grandfather he was in jail in Toronto, Canada. He had been drinking and gotten into an accident with his rental car.

Robert was calling his grandfather to ask for money, and asked him to please not tell his parents because of the embarrassment of the situation. Watson complied.

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