N.D. AG warns of scam
Published 09/11/2010, The Jamestown Sun
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning North Dakota residents to be on the alert for conmen posing as collectors of payday loan debts. The scammers call individuals and threaten legal action unless payment is authorized from a bank account. In recent weeks, Stenehjem’s office and the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions have received calls from consumers concerned about these bogus collection calls. The DFI regulates collection agencies and payday lenders.Word count: 427
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