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Opinion: Scammers praying on seniors need to be stopped

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Nearly every week, we receive an e-mail, phone call or letter from an elderly person in Douglas County who has been targeted for some kind of scam.

There’s the “grandmother” scam where a caller poses as a grandson, asking for money to get out of an embarrassing jam.

There’s the foreign lottery winner scam where all the recipient has to do to claim a multi-million dollar prize is to provide banking information.

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