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Scam Alert! Beware of scammers selling satellite TV for one-time payment

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A press release dated March 1 from the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) says scammers are targeting satellite TV customers nationwide. They call and promise increased channel options or decreased bills in exchange for a one-time annual payment.

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The swindlers seem to be targeting Latino and other minority populations, seniors and consumers who regularly use cash for financial transactions.

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