The latest mask worn by scamming debt collectors is a real slap in the face, given that the con artists pose as the very state agencies that go after them. At least three attorneys general offices (New York, Virginia and Missouri) have recently issued warnings about being spoofed. Impersonating the attorney general or reps of that official, crooks threaten consumers with arrest unless a supposed debt is immediately paid.
In all of the turmoil about a possible U.S. default on its $16.8 trillion debt, there's an overload of information to follow. Here are four tidbits that you might have missed.
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