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By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Phone scams get more creative


There are a variety of scam phone calls out there that plague citizens, and Green River is no exception.

Phone scams go on as they always have, but residents are getting smarter. The amount of scam reports are the same but the numbers of victimization is going down, GRPD officer Luke Benson said.

“People getting taken advantage of is going down quite a bit,” Benson said. “Residents are more aware of the potential for scams.”

Phone scams usually ask for either money or personal information. Some common ones include, someone saying they are from the IRS and the resident owes money an...

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