News Phone scam info session SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Friday, Nov. 21st, 2014 The Timmins Police are hosting an information session next week on the recent phone scams. Telephone fraud is also known as the grandparent scam, because seniors are targeted. Several residents have been targeted in the past few weeks, and thousands of dollars have been lost. Police will provide information and tips to help others avoid the scam. The Timmins Seniors Recreation Centre will have the event on Tuesday at 10:30 AM.