Children and senior citizens are popular targets for scam artists as they tend to be more trusting of unknown individuals. Responsible family members should keep a careful watch of their online activity.
"The bottom line is if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is,” added Chief Perry. "Never give out your personal information or send money to someone you don’t know."
If you suspect a scam, please call the Kauai Police Department at 241-1711.