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Sep 29

September 28, 2020 - Phone Scams

Posted to Ask the Chief on September 29, 2020 at 1:07 PM by Kate Berg

Q: I recently received a phone call that stated that I owed the IRS money and if I did not send them payment right away, or I would be arrested! What should I do when I receive a call like this?

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Feb 19

February 10, 2020 - Identifying Scams

Posted to Ask the Chief on February 19, 2020 at 10:26 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I was notified that I was a Publishing Clearing House (PCH) contest winner, and a prize of $5.5 million plus a Ford Explorer would arrive as soon as I paid the State taxes on my winnings. Can you identify the top scams reported in Red Wing and what citizens should do if notified by a scammer?

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