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Another Phone Scam Fooling Residents

New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.

The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government

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Dartmouth Residents Warned Of Phone Scam

Yet another apparent scam is working its way through another Southcoast community.

Dartmouth Police say they've fielded numerous complaints regarding phone scams where the caller poses as an Internal Revenue Service representative

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Fairhaven Police Dept.
Fairhaven Police Dept.

Possible Scam Sweeping Through Fairhaven

Fairhaven Police are warning of a potential scam that seems to be targeting businesses in the town.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says several businesses have reported receiving a phone call from a man who claims their electricity will be shut off within an hour due to unpaid bills with NStar Electric

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MacTeP, Flickr

Scammers Pose as New Bedford Police, IRS

A New Bedford man is out some cash after falling for a phone scam.

Police say the man received a call from somebody claiming to be an IRS agent, saying the man owed money and the New Bedford Police would arrest him if he didn't pay up

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What Would The WBSM Staff Look Like With The Duck Dynasty Beard App?

If you've seen the television show Duck Dynasty you know that it features a family with some impressive beards. 

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Dartmouth Phone and Mail Scam Alert

Dartmouth Police are investigating a phone and mail scam that has re-surfaced in town. It mainly targets the elderly who receive a phone call or a letter, saying they've won a large amount of money but in order to collect their winnings, they must forward money of their own, usually between 50 to 250 dollars, to the caller via money order or prepaid paypal cards.

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Phone Calls from the Dead?

So I am about to start putting together my next book (you can buy my first two in either hard copy or digital format on Amazon) and I'm writing a chapter on people who have received phone calls from loved ones after they have already passed on.

Sometimes it happens immediately after a person dies; sometimes it happen

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TSM

Is Phil Paleologos a Technology Dinosaur?

It takes me anywhere from 3 to 5 minutes to simply text anyone who sends me a message.

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Scammers Preying Upon NStar Customers

NStar is warning customers of a growing phone scam.

Representatives of the utility company say potential thieves have been calling customers, posing as NStar workers and telling the customer their electricity will be shut off if they don't make a payment within one to four hours

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Stephen Morton, Getty Images

Soon Your Smartphone Will Know Your Mood

Imagine a world where your smartphone can realize that you're angry or sad, and react accordingly. Thanks to the University of Rochester, it's not as far away as you might think.

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