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Holiday Season Help: Stay on High Alert for Fraud

The holiday shopping season has arrived, following Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. But how do you keep your identity and bank account safe during the holidays? Eric Tegethoff has some tips from AARP.

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Rental Scams Alert Out for Chelan-Douglas Counties

The severe housing shortage in Chelan and Douglas Counties – primarily in rentals, but also homes selling for less than $200,000 – is creating conditions that can benefit those looking to take advantage of residents hunting for a place to live. Couple that with the large number of summer homes on local lakes and rivers,…

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Public Utility Districts Warn Against Phone Scams

A recent surge in fraudulent phone calls directed at utility customers nationwide has led to a proactive countermeasure by both public and private power companies. A total of 80 utility providers in the United States joined together to create the first ever national Utilities United Against Scams Day, which is today. The Chelan County PUD…

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