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Sophisticated scams: New tricks are not-so-easy to spot

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Just when you think it’s safe to get back in the water, another scamming shark reaches through the phone lines and swallows a big chunk of your money.


That’s the case around the Detroit Lakes area again, as law enforcement warns that different scams are again popping up.

In what seems to be an ebb and flow of scams, local officers say the relatively low number of incidents over the past couple of months were only the calm before storm.

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