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Protect your parents

Articles / Personal Stuff/Random News
Date: May 21, 2007 - 01:00 PM
If your parents are getting older, please warn them about telemarketers and scams: the new craze is posing as telemarketers to "update" information, and then using the info to clean out bank accounts.

As Mr. Guthrie sat home alone ? surrounded by his Purple Heart medal, photos of eight children and mementos of a wife who was buried nine years earlier ? the telephone rang day and night. After criminals tricked him into revealing his banking information, they went to Wachovia, the nation?s fourth-largest bank, and raided his account, according to banking records.
If you know someone who could be swindled like this, pass the article to them.

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