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Scam artists already using the stimulus plan as bait

By Mitch Lipka
Globe Correspondent / March 1, 2009

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Some people just can't help themselves when they see an opportunity to make money off those who can least afford it. When times are tough, people tend to be a bit more vulnerable when someone is dangling the idea of free money in front of them. (Full article: 394 words)

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