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Another Scam Pulled on York Businesses

Sometimes criminal minds seem brilliant in the convoluted ways they think up to fleece the public. On the other hand, sometimes the schemes are so simple that you wonder how so many people could have fallen for it. According to … Continue reading

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York Doctors, Lawyers Fell for Scam

We often hear about new schemes the unscrupulous come up with to part the unwary from their cash. The York Daily newspaper reported an elaborate one of 100 years ago. The January 31, 1908 article reads: “CHIEF WHITE ARRESTS FAKE … Continue reading

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