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FBI warning about storm-related phone scam
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is warning Tennessee residents about a phone scam following severe weather that hit Tennessee late last month. The agency says people have reported receiving automated calls asking for banking information, saying the information was "lost" because of a computer outage during the severe weather, WTVC-TV in Chattanooga reports. The agency says the automated female voice asks people to key in their banking account information to re-establish their bank accounts.