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A number of money scams occur on a regular basis and involve losses that reach into thousands of dollars. Typical scams include a false lottery, an Internet purchase, a money-making offer, or other money exchange. There is little to no protection for victims of these scams. Several commonly seen scams:
Protect against these scams:
Determine the offer's validity:
Tale preventative measures to avoid becoming a victim of frauds and identity thefts:
If contacted for or been a victim of these or any other scams, contact the Mankato Department of Public Safety to report the incident.
For more information or questions, contact Detective Commander Matt DuRose.