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DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 02:  Comerica Park home of the Detroit Tigers prior to the start of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Rockies 11-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Beware Of Detroit Tigers Playoff Ticket Scams

That’s the message from the Better Business Bureau of Michigan…

CBS Detroit–09/29/2014

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Oakland County Bar Owner Robbed Of Nearly $2K In Utility Payment Scam

In the last five months, nearly 100 local small business customers have been robbed of thousands of dollars by crooks posing to be utility employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2014

Kevin Kamm of Detroit lost his grill and skid plate trying to go through flooded Dearborn Heights neighborhood. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

AG: Tips To Avoid Being Scammed On Flood Repairs

Schuette’s Consumer Alert recommends the following six consumer tips for hiring a water clean-up company or contractor:

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

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Who Is Your Criminal Attorney? Begins The ‘IRS’ Phone Scam

You’re not going to get a threatening call from the IRS, even if you do owe back taxes …

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

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Seniors Warned Of Scams Relating To Medicare & Affordable Care Act

The Better Business Bureau has established a program called Senior Scene which encourages senior citizens to be on the lookout for scams targeting seniors and to report them to authorities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

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Scam Alert: Phony Cop Targeting Seniors

Redford police are looking for a man who’s been pretending to be a cop to rip off local seniors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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Woman Scammed By Thief Posing As Police

The Macomb County Sheriff warns residents about a scamming technique called “spoofing.”

08/13/2013

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Spring Is A Hot Time For Car Sales Scams

Thinking about buying a car this season? The Macomb County Sheriff’s Department says: “Buyer, beware.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Avoid Scams, Keep Your Purchases Safe This Holiday Shopping Season

Before making holiday purchases for Black Friday, do some research on your choice of retail stores and their policies.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2012

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Suspect Sought In Latest Tigers Ticket Scam

Dearborn police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for selling fake post-season Detroit Tigers tickets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2012

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