Phone Scam

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DEA Warns Of Scammers Posing As Special Agents

The Drug Enforcement Administration has issued a warning about criminals posing as DEA special agents, as part of an international extortion scheme.



FTC Warns Of $5M Debt Collection Phone Scam

It’s a scam so big thousands of people here in Chicago and around the country lost $5,000,000; and the Federal Trade Commission is still adding it up.

CBS 2–02/21/2012

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Police Warn Elderly Of Phone Scam

Police on the North Side are warning elderly residents of a scam in which a man and woman are stealing money from people at senior living buildings, police said Friday.