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WARNING: New York DMV Scam in Buffalo
Be on the look out for this scam that has been going around that is leading to identity theft and fraud.
People will get an email from someone claiming to be the DMV and tell you that you have an unpaid parking ticket and that your car will get impounded or your license suspended if you do not pay it…
New Cell Phone Trick Is Stealing From College Kids In WNY
So here's what's been happening around Western New York:

The scam is called 'credit muling'.
A scammer will get someone, usually college kids strapped for cash.
The victims are told to go buy cell phones that are under contract and the scammer will pay them
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Watch Out For E-Z Pass E-Mail Scam
It's amazing the number of internet scams that are out there and how many people fall for them because they look authentic. The New York State Thruway Authority is warning of an e-mail scam. And they say it isn't coming from them.
Watch Out For Utility Bill Scams
How often do you actually look through your utility bills to verify the charges? You might pay your bill each month and never give it a thought until one day it hits you that your bill is kind of high. Actually very high. Then you compare it with bills from a year ago and it might even be double wha…
Western New Yorkers … Beware of the “Obama Scam”
A number of Western New Yorkers have been reporting that they have received e-mails and/or calls saying that President Obama is offering money to help you pay your bills, as well as stimulate the economy.  Hopefully, you are smart enough to know that this is a scam.  It's being called…

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