Local

Scams Are Everywhere; How to Avoid..

Photo: WNAX AM

Scams Are Everywhere; How to Avoid..

Scams of all sort continue to pop up, many aimed at elderly citizens. Doug Shadel  a nationally known fraud expert was the guest at a volunteer recognition event in Pierre sponsored by AARP-South Dakota.

Shadel says he has studied scams of all sort in an effort to help people avoid them………

Shadel says they have spent hours talking to con men, working through their schemes……

Many of the same scams keep coming up over and over again. Shadel says there is a simple reason for that…………

Shadel says scammers are everywhere, and their presence has been enhanced with the use of smart phones and the internet.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

money 100

Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

in Local

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

snow on trees

Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

in Local

Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

prison

Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

in Local

Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

nebraska-state-capital

Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP125285800932_17

A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.