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Creditor phone scam hits Hudson Valley

The scammers claim to be with state and

The scammers claim to be with state and federal agencies and tell people they will be thrown in jail if they don't pay up. One victim told News 12 that she was told by a scammer that she would be deported. (April 23, 2014 10:37 PM)

Dozens of Hudson Valley residents say they have received phone calls from scammers claiming that they owe thousands to creditors or the IRS.

The scammers claim to be with state and federal agencies and tell people they will be thrown in jail if they don't pay up. One victim told News 12 that she was told by a scammer that she would be deported.

Police advise those who may get a scam...

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