Green River Star -

By David Martin

Seniors should be weary of scams


With the holiday season gearing up this week, many seniors should remember to be weary of potential scams targeting them.

The Green River Police Department receives calls from residents each week who are targeted by scammers attempting to call or use the internet as a means to fool people into giving up their personal account information or purchase gift cards to pay for a supposed service or fine.

According to the FBI’s website regarding scams and safety, seniors are common targets for criminals as they tend to have a nest egg, own their home and have excellent credit.

They’re also eas...

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