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Multiple scams still hitting county

 

There's a cocktail of poisons to choose from in the way of scams rampant around Klickitat County these days. They include:

• Phony KPUD calls. This one is fairly new. Victims get approached by someone purporting to be the PUD claiming monies owed for servicing. Always check with the KPUD office directly to make sure the "representative" really is one.

• Phony senior services pitches. This one is far less organized and thought-out than other scams, not that any of them are the products of genius. Somebody out there figures that seniors are easy prey, and they pitch anything from fake roof repair to help with managing runaway credit problems. Again, rule number one is check the presumed...



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