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Scam alert

Warning_0 Have kids getting ready for the June 2 SAT? Look out for folks offering Kaplan study materials. The company has sent letters to some area high school counselors advising them that telemarketers are impersonating the firm's representatives, attempting to sell its retail CD-ROMs at a significant markup from the real cost. "Kaplan does not sell its retail products through individual sales calls but through authorized distributors, vendors and our online bookstore," the warning states. To read the full e-mail, click here. And stay alert. If you think you've been scammed, you can contact the state Attorney General Office.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:17am]


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