Scam Alert: Telephone Scam Targeting Independent Care Homes

SCAM ALERT:

Independent care homes are being targeted by a telephone scam.

The caller impersonates a hospital patient care coordinator (discharge planner) attempting to arrange placement for a hospital patient. The scam artist shares a story with the caregiver, about a sick relative, in the Philippines and requests money.

If you are aware of or have received such a call, please immediately report it to local law enforcement.