Cops say scams are flooding area
Be especially careful out there -- The recession has brought scam artists out in full force, sending letters with false checks, or false claims of lottery winnings; emails promising riches; phone calls fishing for private information for identity theft; even cell phone text messages.
"We're seeing scams left and right -- ranging from the grandparents' scam to craigslist," said Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Tim Eggebraaten.
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