Scammer calls Stamford woman, threatens to kill her son

In a phone scam, someone called Schwartz and

In a phone scam, someone called Schwartz and threatened to kill her son unless she paid up. (Credit: News 12)

A Stamford woman is warning others about a terrifying phone call that had her worrying about whether her son's life was in danger.

Laura Schwartz says a man called her cellphone while she was at work and claimed that her 17-year-old son had been involved in a car accident. The caller, whose number didn't show up on Schwartz's phone, then said he was holding the teen hostage and would kill...

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