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By Tim Leeds 

Several scams hitting area


September 19, 2018

Local law enforcement agencies have been receiving a rush of calls recently reporting scams, and are warning people to be cautious.

Havre Assistant Chief of Police Jason Barkus said this morning the Havre Police have mainly received calls reporting two scams, one involving the Internal Revenue Service and another involving a fake cashier’s check.

In the check scam, Barkus said, people receive notice they have won $125,000 but they need to send about $4,000 for a processing fee.

The scammers send an apparent check for the $4,000 processing fee, saying they will cover that fee. They tell...

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