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Guest column: Scams on the rise, with social media a heavy contributor

By , Guest Columnist Published: July 02, 2022 4:00 AM CT

More than one in four people who reported to the Federal Trade Commission that they lost money in a scam in 2021 say it originated on social media, an 18-fold increase over 2017.

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Randy Hutchinson

Randy Hutchinson

Randy Hutchinson is the President and CEO of the BBB of the Mid-South, serving 28 counties in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He graduated from Western Maryland College and has an MBA from Wilmington College.


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