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Beware of door-to-door sales and telemarketing scams targeting seniors

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Senior citizens make up one-twelfth of the population in Minnesota, but are often disproportionately targeted for fraud over the telephone and at their doorstep.

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The Attorney General's Office gives senior citizens the following advice when it comes to unsolicited door-to-door callers and telemarketers:

• Don't be swayed by unknown callers that try to scare you.

Some companies try to use fear tactics to sell you their goods.

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