DEA warns of nationwide scam now targeting Utahns

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Utahns beware! Criminals are posing as agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration, calling victims, hoping to get a payday by gift card or wire transfer.

Tyler Murray the Chief of Financial Crimes Section at U.S. Attorney’s Office in Utah said, “People will call unsuspecting victims and demand exorbitant fees, threaten legal action unless people pay exorbitant fees or fines immediately over the phone.”

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