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    1. Don't give kids pain reliever before vaccine, CDC says

      Don't give kids pain reliever before vaccine, CDC says

      RALEIGH, N.C. -- Here's the latest news and information on COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccines. 6 a.m. The U.S. is at an "inflection point" heading into the colder winter months, the PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia said this week in its latest COVID-19 forecast. Throughout the fall, increases in case incidence were mostly concentrated in areas with poor vaccination rates, such as in communities across Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Montana, Utah and Wyoming.

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    2. Fake voicemail scam: Don't fall for scammers leaving threatening voicemails from IRS, courts and police - ABC11 Raleigh-Durham

      Fake voicemail scam: Don't fall for scammers leaving threatening voicemails from IRS, courts and police - ABC11 Raleigh-Durham

      Consumers continue to lose big bucks during the COVID-19 pandemic to various scams.

      Since January of 2020, consumers reported losing more than $350 million to the Federal Trade Commission.

      While the biggest losses relate to online shopping and vacation and travel scams during the pandemic, there is one specific tactic scammers use that that continues to leave ABC11 viewers asking if it's a scam.

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    3. How to prevent scammers from filing a tax return in your name

      How to prevent scammers from filing a tax return in your name

      Your identity is at risk and now more than ever protecting your identity is key as millions of consumers have their personal information stolen each year.

      It's Tax ID Theft Awareness week and with tax season right around the corner, scammers are trying to file phony tax returns and steal refunds.

      The IRS wants you to be aware that if scammers have enough personal information on you, they will attempt to file a tax return in your name and try and get the refund before you even realize it. You don't know you're a victim until you file your taxes and the IRS lets you know a return has already been filed in your name.

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    4. Former Mrs. Florida Karyn Turk headed to prison for stealing mom's checks

      Former Mrs. Florida Karyn Turk headed to prison for stealing mom's checks

      A federal judge in Florida ordered Mrs. Florida 2016 to spend a month in jail for stealing her mother's Social Security checks rather than using the money to pay for nursing home care.

      U.S. Magistrate Bruce Reinhart also sentenced Karyn Turk on Thursday to five months of house arrest when she gets out of prison and to perform 100 hours of community service in a nursing home, the Palm Beach Post reported.

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