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Phone and Text Message Scams Affecting Area Residents

May 28th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Recently, there have been reports of different phone and text message scams affecting area residents. Incidents have included texts from scammers posing as a local credit union and fake phone calls from the Allegany County Sheriff’s office. AARP Fraud Watch representative Mark Fetterhoff says the issue is nationwide and individuals should be vigilant, not clicking on any text links or providing personal information to a caller…