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Possible phone scam claims to be Medicare
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Local residents need to exercise caution if they get a phone call from a person claiming to represent Medicare.The call is likely a scam, authorities say, as the person is trying to gain access to your personal information. Tommy Bess is one of the local residents who was targeted.“The guy said he was from Medicare and he asked me to verify some information,” said Bess. “I told him the name of my bank, but then he wanted to know my routing number.