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Be Aware of Census Scam
Posted on Mar 18th, 2010
While it is very important to take part in the Census so that appropriate State and Federal monies are divvied to our communities appropriately, be aware that there are individuals and groups who take advantage of this opportunity to obtain personal information from unsuspecting Homeowners.
Watch out for people coming by the house posing as Census workers. They will ask for the census form and then ask to see your driver's license and credit card to verify your "identity". They often also ask for your social security number and your bank information.
They will show you a police looking badge, and threaten you with arrest if you don't provide the info. Some may be wearing a uniform.
If this happens close the door and call the police.