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Law enforcement gets increased number ofscam reports


June 14, 2019


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BESSEMER — Awareness has improved but people are still victimized by scammers that change and adapt with new technology to stay ahead of prevention efforts, according to local law enforcement.

“The scam complaints are a fraction of the daily load but they are increasing every day,” said Sgt. Jay Kangas, with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department. “They are picking up slowly.”

Recent scam complaints include the fake IRS calls, where someone threatens negative action including arrest or lawsuits in an attempt to extort money over...

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