Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has issued a warning to Missourians regarding an email scam related to the collection of unclaimed property.
Zweifel has made a point of returning unclaimed property to Missourians recently.
Here are the details of the scam, as described in a release from Zweifel:
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan (D) is warning citizens to beware of several threats to those seeking to invest their savings.
Carnahan says one such threat is called affinity fraud, which is used to target church congregations, senior centers and social networking websites.
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