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August 7, 2017

3 common scams: Here's how they work

  • Get familiar with common tricks thieves use. Fraudsters keep recycling well-known scenarios, but change small details.
  • By JOSEPH PISANI
    AP Business Writer

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    Fraudsters are increasingly picking up the phone and using old-school tricks to steal your money by pretending to be a government worker or a family member in trouble.

    NEW YORK — Beware of the stranger on the phone — it could be a scammer.


     
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