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Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Valley Communities

January 19, 2017 / By
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While anyone can fall prey to a scam artist, officials say immigrant, low-income and minority communities in the Central San Joaquin Valley are among the most frequently targeted by fraud. Language barriers and unfamiliarity with the U.S. government make them attractive targets for would-be scammers. Undocumented communities are especially vulnerable, with fears of deportation preventing victims from interacting with authorities.