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Crime
8:16 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Mo. AG warns of Target call scam

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In the wake of a massive data breach committed against the Target retail store chain, con artists may be targeting victims in Missouri and elsewhere. 

According to the Missouri Attorney General’s office, scammers are calling and emailing consumers and claiming to be from Target, or from their bank or credit card company. The scammers then attempt to trick customers into giving them their personal and financial information. 

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Politics
8:16 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Scammers using gov. letterheads to steal money, Mo. AG says

Mo. Attorney General Chris Koster
Attorney General's Office

The latest scam designed to separate Missouri residents from their money involves phony letters from the State Attorney General’s office, the IRS and other government agencies.

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Crime
9:15 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Missouri regulators warn of utility bill scam

Missouri Public Service Commission Seal
Missouri Public Service Commission website

Missouri utility regulators are warning people of a scam claiming that President Barack Obama is providing credits on utility bills through a new federal program.

The Missouri Public Service Commission says the scam, which gained national attention last week, has also targeted some residents in Missouri.