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Darien Man Fleeced Out of $4,600 in Classic Check Fraud Scheme

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If you accept a check from someone you don’t know, don’t use part of the proceeds to send money back to the stranger. No matter what the circumstances. That’s the advice police and the Federal Trade Commission give to everyone, because scamming victims this way with false checks is a longstanding problem — one that victimized a 67-year-old Darien man who runs a photography business from his home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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