Government impostor scams on the rise

Bob Sirott

A man wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus talks on his smartphone as he walks past a Huawei store in Beijing, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

One of the most common scams in the U.S. and Canada today involves callers pretending to be government officials. Steve Bernas, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau, joins Bob Sirott to share all the current scams you need to be aware of.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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