Why is it that so many senors in Wyoming are targeted by phone and internet scams? Why do so many fall or it?

They days of the fake Nigerian Prince scam are almost over. Today the scams are far more sophisticated as the scammers have gotten better at duping folks in.

Even some friend request on FaceBook can be suspect, even when they have personal information about their victim.

They even use local information to draw in local people.

The tricks to spotting a scam and he tricks to avoiding them, even reporting them, are discussed by a local representative of AARP in Cheyenne.

The video interview, above, explains the precautions that should be taken.