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Seniors often targets of scams, aggressive marketing

Scam artists are always finding new ways to prey on senior citizens, or new twists on old cons. But seniors also have to be aware of aggressive marketing ploys that may be perfectly legal, a representative for senior services said.
Rich Schaffer from the South West Kansas Area Agency on Aging presented the program, “Are You Smarter Than a Scam Artist,” last week at the Great Bend Senior Center. His free talk was hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
People in attendance told Schaffer about the latest telemarketing calls they’ve received, from a company promising $3,000 worth ...

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