By JOHN McCALLUM
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Cheney police warn of IRS, Hurricane Harvey scams

If contacted, residents are asked to contact federal agency who is equipped to investigate claims

 

Last updated 9/21/2017 at 10:42am



Natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey over Labor Day weekend and most recently Hurricane Irma usually create an outpouring of support from individuals throughout the country.

Unfortunately, they also create an outpouring of groups and/or individuals using fake charities to take advantage of that generosity and scam people out of their money. The Internal Revenue Service and local law enforcement officials want residents to be aware of these schemes and take steps to safeguard their personal finances.

Cheney Police Chief John Hensley said his department dispatch center has received seve...



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