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  • PFD time is fraud prime time

    Adam Harkness, For Senior Voice|Oct 1, 2013

    On Oct. 3, approximately 650,000 Alaskans will wake up with an extra $900, so Better Business Bureau is taking the opportunity to encourage Permanent Fund Dividend recipients to shop smart and donate thoughtfully. Scammers and schemers are sure to notice the $567 million addition to the local and national economy, and taking advantage of unsuspecting seniors will likely be a top priority. “Seniors and baby boomers are the fastest growing demographic, and they are relentlessly targeted by scammers,” says Robert W.G. Andrew, CEO of BBB ser...