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April 16, 2021

Kentucky Scam Alert: Loan Repayment Companies Scamming Students

FRANKFORT, KY (STL.News) Today, Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) warned that if Kentucky students owe money on federal student loans, they should watch out for scamming loan repayment companies. The companies offering to help students lower their payments may be charging large fees for services...

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February 15, 2021

Florida Attorney General: Be Wary of Vaccine-Related Scams

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) The total number of doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Florida is now outpacing the total number of Floridians who have been reported to have contracted the novel virus.  As the state starts to turn the corner, Attorney General Ashley Moody is issuing a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians...

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June 25, 2020

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Warns Public of Scam

Las Vegas, NV (STL.News) The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has seen an increase in reports from victims of a common scam involving prepaid cards, retail gift cards, and wire transfers.  The scam involves an unknown subject making a call to an unsuspecting victim and claiming to be a representative of a...

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June 20, 2020

Florida Lottery Warns Of Scam Targeting Elderly In South Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News)  The Florida Lottery is warning citizens of a Lottery scam targeting the elderly making its rounds in south Florida in which scammers are asking residents for help claiming a ‘winning’ ticket. The scammers are claiming that they’ve won a Lottery prize but are unable to collect it...

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