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Police warn of fake utility worker visits

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Three separate incidents have been reported this week of individuals talking their way into homes posing as utility workers in apparent scam attempts, police said. The latest was reported Thursday afternoon on Robinwood Avenue in Rotterdam, when a man talked his way into the home of a woman in her 80s by saying there was a gas leak nearby and he needed to check her utilities, police said. The woman didn’t question the man and ...

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