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Scammer had money put on prepaid card

A Great Bend woman is out $125 after agreeing to pay for satellite television service using a prepaid money card.
Detective David Bailey at the Great Bend Police Department said a con artist claiming to work for “Dish TV” called the victim and said he had been referred by her mother. The caller knew the woman’s mother’s name, which made his pitch more convincing, Bailey said.
He offered to install television satellite service for $210, but the woman declined. He then offered the service for $125, promising a $55 rebate after a certain number of days.
She offered ...

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