A disturbing phone scam that blackmails the victims is targeting residents in Prince George's County.
The scammer claims a family member has been hurt in a car accident. The caller threatens to hold the family member hostage until the victim wires them money - even threatening harm to the person if the victim hangs up.
2013.02.17 CORRECTION -- A February 12 Prince George's County Press Release says the county will pick up trash on Monday February 18
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