TWIN FALLS -- A southern Idaho woman says she was bilked of $2,000 in a so-called `grandma scam.'

The Times-News reports Sue Harr doesn't expect to get her money back, but wants others to know about her experience so they'll be wiser if they get a similar call.

Harr says a woman called in a panic, claiming to be her granddaughter -- and that she'd been riding in a car in Mexico when police stopped her and found drugs.

She was in jail and needed money.

Harr told the paper last week it was all very convincing.

She swears she talked to her granddaughter.

Only after wiring the money did Harr call police.

When detectives from the Buhl Police Department arrived, they told her there was little hope of recovering her losses.

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