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Have you ever come across a deal that just seemed too good to be true? According the Fraud Research Center, the estimated cost of financial fraud and scams are almost $50 billion each year. From phone calls about great financial deals to emails announcing you’ve won a foreign lottery, the ways to cheat people out of their money are endless. With the tax season in full swing, the IRS is warning the public about dishonest tax preparation tactics. What should we know about protecting ourselves against fraud? Do you have questions about scams, fraud and general shady financial businesses?
Shawn Spruce (Laguna Pueblo) programs consultant for First Nations Development Institute
Marvin Ginn (Choctaw) executive director of Native Community Finance
Lauren Winkler- managing attorney for the DNA- People’s Legal Services Inc in Flagstaff Arizona
Break Music: Meegwetch (song) Tamara Podemski (artist) Tamara (album)