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Feb 19

February 10, 2020 - Identifying Scams

Posted to Ask the Chief on February 19, 2020 at 10:26 AM by Kate Berg

Q: I was notified that I was a Publishing Clearing House (PCH) contest winner, and a prize of $5.5 million plus a Ford Explorer would arrive as soon as I paid the State taxes on my winnings. Can you identify the top scams reported in Red Wing and what citizens should do if notified by a scammer?

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Sep 03

September 2, 2019 - Phone Scams

Posted to Ask the Chief on September 3, 2019 at 12:04 PM by Kate Berg

Q: Is there a way to report phone scams? I just received a call, saying they are from Xcel and going to shut my power off, it even has their phone number on caller ID, but it wasn't Xcel! 

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