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Several Detroit Lakes residents have fallen prey to scams in the past week or so, and the police department is warning residents to be especially wary of unsolicited calls and letters.


Patrol Sgt. Chad Glander said one woman lost $4,800 and a middle-aged couple is out $2,900 after they responded to letters they received from Canada.

Both letters claimed they were sweepstakes winners and both contained bogus checks, which were deposited.

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