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Minnesota attorney general issues warning to families about imposter scams

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In recent months, some Minnesotans have reported receiving phone calls or e mails that appear to be from friends or family members in need of help. In reality, the e mails and phone calls are from imposters posing as distressed family members. The scams take several different forms, but in all cases their goal is to dupe concerned family members into providing bank account information from which the imposter steals funds.

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E-mail imposters: a friend in trouble? Or an imposter?

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