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Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer faced a room full of savvy seniors Wednesday who knew all about scams. Telemarkers may want to watch out for this group. They're tough customers. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Pulling a scam? Nevis seniors are now well prepared

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Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer faced a room of savvy senior citizens Wednesday when he tried to educate them about scam artists.

Many were already experienced victims - and near victims who were quick enough to ward off, or hang up on, a deal that was too good to be true.

Some even brought their mail scams with them, including the "winner" of a chunk of money who needed to send a wire transfer fee and sign a waiver to recoup his winnings. He passed.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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