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Scams and Cons: Sheriff's Office partners with Frazee Community Ed to hold class

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Scammers are getting creative. It’s not just e-mails asking you to send $2,000 to a foreign prince to help him regain his freedom.

And it’s not just a phone call to an elderly person, telling them to send money to rescue their grandchildren in an overseas prison. Not that those don’t still happen, too.

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Now scammers are getting phone numbers, and when people call the local, bogus phone number back, an automatic fee is charged.

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