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WORTHINGTON — If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

That’s the most basic piece of advice that Dave Hoffman, Worthington Police Department detective, can give about how not to fall prey to a scam.


“Any time people call you saying you won money, it’s too good to be true,” Hoffman said. “You didn’t win.”

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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