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Idahoans targeted in ‘phishing’ scam that poses as calls from bank

Idahoans increasingly are being targeted in a “phishing” scam in which people receive calls that claim to come from their bank, suggest that their account has been compromised, and ask the victim to provide information to reactivate the card. The Idaho Attorney General's office today issued a “Consumer Alert” about the scam, which often uses the name of Wells Fargo bank; click below to read the full alert. Also today, the Idaho Bankers Association issued a warning about the scam.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

Named best state-based political blog in Idaho for 2013 by The Fix

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