Phone scam targets parents, grandparents of UW students

UWPD: Callers demand money to bail student out of jail

Parents and grandparents of University of Wisconsin-Madison students have become the most recent targets of a phone scam, according to a release from the UW Police Department.

Grandparent scams spike for spring break

Callers target seniors, ask for money to be wired overseas

Sitting in a booth, ready for her Tuesday night dinner tradition at Avenue Bar, Amy didn't want to share her last name. What she was willing to share is her story, and that might explain why she was hesitant to divulge too much information.