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Scam Calls Appear to Come from Cincinnati Area Code Number

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Consumers in Ohio and other states are reporting scam calls appearing to come from the 513 area code in Cincinnati. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says his office has received more than 100 reports of such calls in Ohio and other states, including Georgia, Missouri, and South Dakota. Con artists apparently attempt to get credit… Read More

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Ohio’s Attorney General Warns Consumers Of Phone Scams

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Ohio’s attorney general says one of the top phone scams reported to his office includes callers posing as employees of the IRS and asking for immediate payment. Attorney General Mike DeWine says the scams often involve detailed and believable stories.  Last year, his office received roughly 1,200 complaints about phone scams. Prevalent scams include those… Read More