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Scammers target Nat Guard soldiers

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 09:23:21 CDT
By: AP

The Illinois National Guard says the spouses of deployed service members have been the target of a recent e-mail scam. The guard says the fraudulent e-mails are seeking to defraud the spouses of more than $1,000. The e-mails claim to be from a deployed service member who needs money before the service member can travel for temporary leave. The Illinois National Guard says the e-mails are a scam and are under investigation.

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