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Intricate Facebook scams continue to find victims

Intricate Facebook scams continue to find victims

Scams cost consumers roughly $50 billion each year. The most frequently reported scams are delivered by phone. But here we have an in-depth look at one scam using the world's most popular social network.

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LIST: 13 summer life hacks

LIST: 13 summer life hacks

The summer months are no joke in Arizona, which is why we've compiled a list of summer life hacks that will keep you safe and cool during those scorching days.

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Monsoon Madness

Monsoon Madness

A break in the summer sun and soaring temperatures give way to monsoon clouds on around the valley. Beginning in the middle of June and stretching into September, Arizona’s monsoon season can bring wild changes in the weather. What begins as a nice warm day in the morning can turn into dangerous blowing dust, lighting and flash flooding.

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The Plight of Dogs During Arizona Summer

You can see the heat waves rising off the asphalt, you can feel the heat from it as you cross the parking lot. Now imagine that as a dog, stray in the oppressive summer heat, you have to move barefoot through that parking lot to search for food, water or just some shade. At a surface temperature of 140 degrees, which is not uncommon, a dog’s feet will burn, blister and bleed in a few dozen steps.

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PSA: Pool Safety

PSA: Pool Safety

An afternoon spent at a swimming pool is a great way to enjoy time with the family, especially for energetic children.

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PSA: Summer Safety

Rural Metro Fire reminds everyone that it’s critical to stay hydrated while working, playing or exercising – especially in warm weather.

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With extreme heat forecast, prepare yourself and your vehicle

With extreme heat forecast, prepare yourself and your vehicle

With extreme heat in the forecast, it’s especially important for drivers to plan before taking to state highways, starting with having a fully charged cellphone as well as extra drinking water for all passengers, including pets.

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Prevent Vehicle Break-Ins

Prevent Vehicle Break-Ins

Theft of and from cars unfortunately happens in residential neighborhoods across the country but in San Tan Valley, most break-ins can be prevented by simply locking your car doors.

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The unofficial start to summer road trip season

The unofficial start to summer road trip season

AAA Arizona estimates more than a million Arizonans will take to the road this summer for weekend getaways and family vacations around our great state.

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Protect your dog's paws in extreme heat

Protect your dog's paws in extreme heat

We wouldn't walk around outside barefoot when the temps hit the triple digits.

Yet some folks expect their dogs to be able to tolerate hot pavement or hiking trails.

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Mylar Balloons Can Cause Power Outages

Mylar Balloons Can Cause Power Outages

With graduation season in full swing, glossy Mylar balloons are a popular and festive way to celebrate the pomp and circumstance. SRP reminds revelers to securely hold or tether shiny bouquets because they can leave people in the dark.

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Motorcycle skills courses help new, experienced riders

Are you an experienced motorcycle rider looking to learn advanced techniques? A new rider learning the basics? Maybe you have to dust off your motorcycle before the occasional weekend ride?

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Hidden home dangers injure thousands of children every year

Hidden home dangers injure thousands of children every year

Laundry detergent packets are a common, convenient way to make sure your dirty clothes come out of the wash with that "like new" clean look. But in 2015, it is estimated that five thousand children ate detergent packets, and were treated at emergency rooms across the country for unintentional poisonings.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Avoid Moving Scams during Arizona’s Peak Moving Season

CONSUMER ALERT: Avoid Moving Scams during Arizona’s Peak Moving Season

As Arizona’s peak moving season begins, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to look out for unscrupulous movers who take advantage of hardworking families. Moving scams come in a variety of forms, including false advertising, undisclosed fees, lack of insurance, and lowball prices combined with bait-and-switch tactics. Peak moving season in Arizona starts in May and ends in July.

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SCAM ALERT: Fake Basketball Tickets

SCAM ALERT: Fake Basketball Tickets

Attorney General Mark Brnovich today issued a scam alert reminding college basketball fans to watch out for fake ticket scams ahead of the NCAA Final Four Games. High profile sporting events are prime targets for scammers.

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Check that area code before answering your phone

Check that area code before answering your phone

The scammers are back and this time they have a much more sophisticated method of stealing your money. It’s called the “one ring scam” and it’s designed to rack up major charges to your bill.

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'Grandparent Scam' continues to entrap unsuspecting seniors

'Grandparent Scam' continues to entrap unsuspecting seniors

A Glendale couple lost $4000 in a sophisticated scam with a new twist aimed at loving grandparents.

You've likely heard about the Grandparent Scam, but most seniors aren't thinking about getting ripped off, so many still don't know about it. The scheme is run by clever, informed actors who know exactly how to get seniors to do what they want.

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Scam Alert

Scam Alert

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam that is back.  Residents are again receiving phone calls asking for donations, from individuals claiming to be a part of the Sheriff's Posse.

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Think twice about using USB charging stations

Think twice about using USB charging stations

Nowadays it seems anything can be easily hacked, from your computer, phone and even your car.

Hackers always find new ways to get to at your personal data especially through your phone.

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How to protect yourself from "Can you hear me?" phone scam

Don't fall victim to the latest scam circulating around the country. If you receive a call from someone asking, "Can you hear me?" police are warning you to hang up immediately.

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