Scammers have been known to adapt their pitch quickly to capitalize on current events, but rarely do they "reinvent the wheel."  Most scams fall back on the basics of a few main premises that have been trapping people for years.  There’s a new one making the rounds in the area in which the caller tells you a piece of equipment has been purchased for you.

Better Business Bureau Investigator Bill Smith tells The Big Z in many cases the items, if they even exist, are personal alert devices geared toward seniors.

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Smith reminds other scams use the temptation of romance, some appeal to your desire to work at home, and some prey on the desperate that are looking for a loan when they cannot get one through traditional means. 


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