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Online scam targets priests, parishioners

Online scam targets priests, parishioners

| Doug Hovelson | May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Phony email and text messages sent by con artists pretending to be priests are showing up in computers and cell phones of parishioners and parish employees in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Is your money safe? Five easy ways to make sure

Is your money safe? Five easy ways to make sure

| Allison Kerfeld Wells - For The Catholic Spirit | September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

“You can’t cheat an honest man,” says W.C. Fields in the 1939 film of the same title. Jeff Robinson, owner and founder of Family Financial Services, believes this phrase provides key insight into everyday financial situations.

Con artists, just like W.C. Fields’ character, are looking to take advantage of anyone they can — especially those nearing retirement, said Robinson.

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