Monica, I am so so sorry that you and your husband had to go so much stress and anguish due to some evil low-life looking for a quick payout. Was the number he called from saved on your phone so you can make a police report? What a horrible thing to go through. I am glad that everyone in your family is okay.
One positive thing from this is that maybe you can now organize an emergency plan with your family with a verification system in case this happens again or in the case of an actual emergency.