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Don't lose thousands to a fake bill collector

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(WMC-TV) - Crooks have found several ways to take innocent people for all they've got. The most recent case? Using a legitimate business for fraudulent purposes.

One woman found about this scam the hard way after she thought she was paying a debt to a real company. It turns out the alleged "bill collector" was a fake and just pretending to represent an actual business.

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