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How to Protect Yourself from Holiday Gift Scam Artists [Listen]

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During the holiday season many parents are attempting to buy gifts from private vendors. Police say whether it’s a car or concert tickets need to beware of scam artists.

Robert Grusczynski is going to prison for eight years because he’s spent a lifetime scamming people.

Most recently he was selling fake Justin Bieber concert tickets. Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Rob Fryer says there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself:

Speaking on The Mid-Morning Report with NEWS 92 FM’s Dennis Spellman, Fryer said Gruscynski was caught because one of the victims took a picture of him.

He says you can also take the person’s driver’s licence number or get a photocopy of the person’s driver’s licence.

If they don’t want to provide this information, then don’t buy the product.

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