Lori Swanson on Crime
Warns citizens about new methods of phone scamming
AG Lori Swanson is warning of a wave of modern variants of traditional phone scams that are creating a surge in fraud and identity theft plaguing people across the United States. Swanson said innovations in technology--notably, software capable
of "caller ID spoofing"--enables scammers to mask their identities and locations in more sophisticated ways. By using these new tools, scammers impersonate local numbers or legitimate businesses, which allows them to target victims with relative ease.
Source: Twin Cities Pioneer Press on 2018 Minnesota Governor race
, May 9, 2018
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