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Trenton Police Department warning residents of “Grandparent Scam” and “Emergency Scam”

The Trenton Police Department advises that several residents have recently reported receiving calls involving the “Emergency” or “Grandparent Scam”. An “Emergency Scam” is someone receives a call, email, or social media message from a person claiming to be a family member in distress. The person may claim to have been arrested while traveling overseas or […]

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Phone scam targeting election and voters confirmed in two states

Election Specialist Devon Stegeman with the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office reports officials in two states confirmed residents have received calls supposedly from the TurboVote offering to register residents over the phone.  In one state the caller offered the voter an absentee ballot. Stegeman says this is not allowed, and the caller is collecting personally identifiable […]

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Audio: Missouri college and pro football fans warned to watch out for sketchy online football merchandise deals

(Missourinet) – The NFL season is approaching, and football fans looking for the latest and greatest Chiefs merchandise should be careful. Susan Buck with the Better Business Bureau warns consumers not to get gear from unreliable online retailers.      Websites offering deals on football merchandise may be too good to be true and Buck says […]