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Woman Loses Money to Phone Scam

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Another phone scam hits close to home. Bismarck police say a Bismarck woman received a phone call from a man who identified himself as Jack Williams. He said he worked for the U.S. Tax Department, and because the woman paid her taxes on time, she was entitled to over $11,000 in bonus money.

The woman became suspicious and asked for a manager. A man who said his name was Paul Adler convinced the victim to buy "Money Packs" and give the authorization codes to him.

She ended up losing $600.

Bismarck police are investigating.

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