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Residents Warned About Increased Scam Activity


By Lenora Moody

Staff Writer

The public should be wary of increased scam activity, according to the Brevard Police Department and the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office.

Brevard Police said there has been a dramatic increase of letter, phone call and e-mail scams over the past few weeks.

Officials said they have received multiple calls from residents who were taken for thousands of dollars.

According to Steve Woodson, a Brevard Police detective, one person reported that their bank called them requesting their checking account number.

"Your bank will never call saying there has been a mist...

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