State News

Scams targeting seniors are on the rise

By Curt Peterson Scams targeting seniors is big business, according to AARP Fraud Watch Network volunteer Bill April. “An identity is stolen every two seconds,” April told an audience at the Thompson Senior Center last Thursday July 21. “Each year […]

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Column, Money Matters

Scams on the rise

By Kevin Theissen The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) found in a recent study that one in five adults over age 50 knows a family member who has been victim to a scam. The Federal Trade Commission reported 96,000 […]

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Local News

The 12 scams of holidays

Keep your holidays merry, not scary Another holiday season is upon us. While it should be merry and bright, there are some “Grinches” trying to take your personal information and money. Better Business Bureau encourages everyone to be informed about […]

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