The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Melissa Jenkins
Staff Writer 

Scams: Keep you eyes open and guard up

 

January 18, 2017



It’s sad but true. Since I have been at the Ledger there have been some scams that have happened. People can be dishonest, and some people make a living at it. They may sell you something you never receive, or try to steal your personal information over the phone. Scams do happen, and you need to be on the lookout for them. Here are some general types of scams:

IRS/Tax

These types of scams are scary. You may get a phone call with someone claiming you owe money on your Federal or State taxes. They will claim you need to send money right away or there will be severe consequences, like jail...



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