Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Advice For Dealing With Tricky Scammers

“It is always important to ask questions. Don’t immediately assume that the person on the other line is valid, especially if they are threatening you or if they are telling you to send money now or you are going to go to jail.”

The Observer obtained this advice from Jina Ragland, associate state director of advocacy and outreach for AARP Nebraska.

Ragland continued, “The most important thing is to ask for a call back number, and when you call that number back, you can always verify whether or not that is a true person or an imposter.”

In 2020, the Nebraska Unicameral passed a law that allows f...

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