“The Grandchild Scammers” – izzy Projects releases first movie

The grandchild scammers scare their victims over the phone with so-called “shock calls”. The losses run into the millions. Month after month. Many victims are severely traumatized. But the scam has a weakness. And the izzy team found it.

During a year-long investigation, izzy figurehead Cedric Schild pretends to be an elderly victim on the phone. This not only makes for some laughs, but also drives the perpetrators crazy – at the same time the editorial team delves deep into the structures of the criminal clans. 

Thanks to more than 1200 minutes of recorded conversations from real shock calls, the izzy film “The Grandchild Scammers” shows for the first time all the tricks of the scammers and thus makes an important contribution to prevention. In cooperation with law enforcement, the perpetrators are arrested on camera.

Cedric Schild: “The scammers’ tricks are extremely devious and the perpetrators are very well organized. We have never been pushed to our limits like this during a production. It makes me all the happier that we were able to stay one step ahead of the criminals and that the release of this movie will at least make their lives a little more difficult.

The 80-minute izzy film “The Grandchild Scammers” will be available exclusively for streaming from Monday, February 5th for CHF 3.90 at enkeltrickbetrueger.ch or for Blick+ subscribers at Blick.ch.



À propos de izzy:

With more than 320 million views on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and more, “izzy Projects” is the most successful social media publisher in Switzerland. Since its founding in 2017, the team has been a regular topic of conversation throughout the German-speaking world with its stunts.

Behind “izzy Projects” is an award-winning team of five journalists, hosts and producers who know exactly how to tell stories that touch an audience of millions.

“izzy Projects is part of the Ringier Media Switzerland portfolio within Ringier AG. The Ringier Group comprises more than 140 companies operating numerous leading media brands, digital platforms and marketplaces in 20 countries.

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