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Springtime scams bloom

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ST. PAUL -- The scam to bilk seniors by pretending to be their grandchildren in trouble spikes each springtime. This year scammers also will target those wanting to help disaster victims in Japan, as well as those impacted by upcoming flooding in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED).

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Grandchildren scams

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