Friday, January 3, 2014

Medication and Gift Card Scams Threaten Double Danger

Crooks will try all sorts of tricks to get their hands on your prescription medication, either to feed their own addiction or to sell.

Painkillers are a particular target. Pills that cost a few cents on prescription may have a street value of $10 or $15 each.

That may explain a simple but remarkably effective new trick to steal medications from people in their homes.

The crook knocks on the door and claims to be a nurse from a health or social services department conducting checks for a program to help people with the cost of their prescriptions.

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