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January 14, 2013
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DEA scam hits in South Lake

On Saturday, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department was contacted regarding a possible fraud. A resident of South Lake Tahoe received a phone call from a male subject who identified himself as an agent with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

The male told the resident he was investigating a mail order prescription purchase the resident had made in 2006. The resident was told to wire $1,000 to avoid being arrested on criminal charges for making an illegal prescription purchase via the internet. The resident called the police and did not send the money.

The DEA is aware of this scam and …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 14, 2013 11:39AM Published Jan 14, 2013 11:34AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.