Scam Artists Use Farmers’ as Cover

Farmers Insurance issues warning: the check you just received in the mail could be a hoax, and cashing it opens your bank account to scammers.

August 2, 2011

INN Editorial Staff

The insurance industry’s reputation can’t seem to catch a break, and scam artists aren’t helping. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is warning its policyholders and others to think twice before accepting prize money, pointing to a scam that uses Farmers and Readers Digest as its cover to trick victims into sending funds back to cover processing costs.

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