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July 23, 2014

July employee assistance program article: 'Fending off Financial Scams'

Submitted by Human Resources

While most merchants are honest people trying to earn an honest living, there are plenty of con artists and swindlers in the world masquerading as legitimate business people. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to tell them apart.

Many of these con games have been run for years, although they undergo subtle variations from time to time as con artists keep them modern. New scams seem to spring up every day, as fast buck artists and fly-by-night operators exercise their creativity in devising ways to separate you from your money. The July 2014 employee assistance program article includes tips on how to avoid being fleeced by a consumer scam. For personalized support with financial or legal concerns, contact the state of Kansas employee assistance program toll-free at 1-888-275-1205, option 7.