A collection of seniors versus crime columns by Randy Meier.

  • By Randy Meier Special to the Herald

Many of you came out to the Plus Fifty Senior Living Fair this past week at the Vista Grande in Clinton, and stopped by our display for inform…

  • By Randy Meier Special to the Herald

Seniors vs. Crime is co-sponsoring, with AARP and Clinton Community College, another Defensive Driving class. This is scheduled for June 14 fr…

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The Easter season coincides with the high point of the spring break season, that time when students and their families head out to warmer clim…

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Clinton County this week experienced a violent thunderstorm with high winds, hail and tornadoes. We know of significant property damage in som…

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Quite a bit of what I write about involves phone and computer scams. In fact, when I speak to groups, I tell them, 90 percent of scams reporte…

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In my last column, I wrote about several examples of scams that don’t work through some of the methods we worry about the most, like computers…

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The Aug. 13 edition of the Clinton Herald reported in detail about the sentencing of Shawn Kennedy, 50, of Clinton, for swindling over $24,000…

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Hundreds, if not thousands, of area residents received bogus IRS phone calls since this particular scam surfaced in 2014. This scam features a…

  • By Randy Meier Special to the Herald

Summertime is the prime time for traveling paving or blacktopping scams. Every year, I learn of one or two, but I didn’t hear of anything this…

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When you read this column, most of you expect to see what kinds of fraud and scams folks encountered in the recent past, since the last time y…

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With the grip of winter now fully upon us, many folks head for warmer climates, maybe for just a week or two, but sometimes for several months…

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There’s been some local publicity recently on credit card skimmers hidden in gas pumps, and their potential to compromise credit or debit card…

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Buying and selling of used property online is a pretty common feature of modern commerce. Even those who never use a computer likely hear of s…

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Probably the most successful scam I am hearing about right now is the tech support scam. And by successful I mean this scam succeeds in attemp…

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Get yourself registered soon for CarFit, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22 at the Church of the Open Door in Clinton. Each year, Senior…

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Most of the scams I write about hit us through the phone or online. But it’s worth remembering, not all scams depend on electronic communicati…

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In recent columns, I wrote about the Equifax data breach, its potential for mischief to our credit accounts and identities in general, and som…