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Beware of medical scam on the phone
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A scam aimed at senior citizens has been reported in Todd county.

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Lillian Ortendahl, from Osakis, reported to authorities that she received a phone call from someone alleging they had a prepaid medical alert system ready for her. The caller wanted to know where to deliver it to and requested personal information.

Ortendahl could hear a man speaking English and a woman speaking with a heavy foreign accent.

Senior citizens are asked to be aware of giving out personal information and are encouraged to report suspicious calls.

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