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Every time the public thinks they can smell a scam, the scammers get more creative.

But chalk another one up for the little guy.


Marion Feil was recently besieged by calls from "Publishers Clearing House."

The Park Rapids woman figured since she was on the "do not call" list, it was legit.

The second call said she'd won $5 million. She was a bit skeptical.

"They were calling to get my check," she said. "There was a small processing fee."

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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