Web Extra: Classic scams you should watch out for

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The internet and social media sites are filled with fake information, aimed at swindling you. Millions of people across the country fall victim, believing they’ve won a ton of money.

When David Hall checked his email recently, he came across an urgent message from a local bank. The retired firefighter said he knew immediately not to follow the directions even though it looked authentic.

Lots of people will fall for this scam.

Con artists are a wily bunch. They fool honest people through lies,and trickery.  Even with all the advanced knowledge we have today, old-fashioned cons still work. Beware of some classic low-tech scams.

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