GFPD issues warning about SCAM activity

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The elderly aren’t the only ones that are the targets of scammers.  The types of fraudulent activity out there runs that gamut from phishing schemes and robocalls to miracle COVID cures…threats…and seeking personal data.

The online Scam Tracker finds that people 18 to 24 are just as susceptible to falling victim to these online scams. In fact, they’re reporting an average of $150 in losses, which is the same as those 65 years old and older.  And in 2020, the number of online scam reports rose 38%.

Despite all the warnings Grand Forks police say it’s not uncommon to receive a-half dozen calls each day about fraudulent…

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