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Category: Scams

Romance Scams

Sep 3, 2021 Evelyn is in her early sixties. She was divorced a few years ago, and thought it was time to try dating again. She signed up for an online dating service that markets specifically to people over 50 and set up her profile. In the first week, she received several responses to her…
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Grandparent Scams

Aug 13, 2021 A while back, I got a call from my Mother.  She was really upset and wanted to know if my daughter was okay.  Wondering what was going on, I assured her that my daughter was doing well and that everything was fine.  How could everything be fine, she demanded, when my daughter…
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Property Fraud Watch

May 21, 2021 A while back, I attended a presentation by the Southern Essex County Registry of Deeds concerning property fraud and the danger it poses to homeowners on the North Shore.  It was frightening to hear how easy it is for a person to steal someone’s identity and to steal their home.  Public documents,…
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Fraud Alert: COVID-19 Scams

Dec 28, 2020. As the number of people and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Scammers use public health emergencies as opportunities for new fraud schemes, and because older adults and people with disabilities are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, they may target these…
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Property Fraud

May 22, 2020 A while back, I attended a presentation by the Southern Essex County Registry of Deeds concerning property fraud and the danger it poses to homeowners on the North Shore.  It was frightening to hear how easy it is for a person to steal someone’s identity and to steal their home.  Public documents,…
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