Rural Scams

With today’s Fruit Grower Report, I’m Bob Larson. Scamming you out of your money is big business, and scammers are constantly finding new ways to do it.

And in rural America, you’re not immune.

AARP Oklahoma State Director Sean Voskuhl says fraudsters are finding new ways to personalize their scams to sound more legit …

VOSKUHL … “Scammers are getting more creative these days in finding ways to take your money. The use of look-a-like websites is on the rise, from everything to consumer goods to travel websites, and even farm supplies. They may look like the original website, but have a slightly different web address to catch you off guard, and often offer deals that feel too good to be true.”

Voskuhl says safeguarding your personal info should minimize your risk …

VOSKUHL … “Thanks to data…

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