TITLE

Take caution to avoid being a victim

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Graham Leader;11/14/2010, Vol. 135 Issue 26, p4A
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on various precautions on how to deal with strangers via electronic mail, traditional mail, or in telephone to avoid being a victim of a scam.
ACCESSION #
55303590

 

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