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Students must learn to avoid fraudulence

By Maddie Steen | September 22, 2016

Students cannot be helpless and must learn to protect their bank accounts against possible scams.Going to college means gaining financial responsibility and protecting one’s money from scammers. When student loans are already being dumped on our heads,...

Secretary of State’s office reminds citizens to beware of scams

By Northern Star Staff | September 17, 2012

Secretary of State Jesse White’s office is warning all businesses to beware of a scam targeting Illinois corporations. A person allegedly belonging to Corporate Records Service is contacting Illinois businesses to collect a $125 fee to fill out an “Annual...

Banks scams become an issue at NIU

By Alex Fiore | January 24, 2011

DeKALB | The NIU Police Department has warned students to not become "victims" of a bank scam that has been an issue on the NIU campus. In a release issued on the NIU Police website, students are urged to not participate in the scam, which nets the student...

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