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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

Scams On The Rise Across Area

If It Sounds Too Good To Be True...Well, You Know


It sounds like a dream. You pick up the phone and someone informs you that you just won the lottery. While many are savvy to the current scams, there are still people out there who end up giving out financial information and find their finances have been wiped out.

There’s a common theme that seems to come with many of these scams. Promises that if you cash that check and send something back, if you pay a small fee, or if you transfer money you will be the recipient of money. Many of these schemes prey off the naïve and often seniors.

Kathy Granger, who works for the Glasgow Police Dep...

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