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Sheriff Dahl warns of scams and frauds

Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl is reminding resident about scams and frauds being perpetrated in the area.

The sheriff's department continues to see reports of e-mails and phone calls to the senior population reporting their grandchild is in jail and needs funds wired to them. If you received one of these calls, please contact the sheriffs office at (218) 829-4749 if you have concerns about its legitimacy.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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