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Fighting against fraud: North Dakota organizations seek to educate residents, combat scams

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Last week in Minot a man arrived at AARP’s “Get Smart on Scams” event with a letter saying he had won a foreign lottery.

“He asked us, ‘Is this real?’” AARP spokesman Lyle Halvorson said. The letter was a fake, part of a scam to trick lucky “winners” into paying processing fees to receive their new fortune.  

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. She also serves as an alumni adviser to UND's Dakota Student newspaper. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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