BBB says college students are more likely than older people to fall victim to fraud

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ST. LOUIS – College students going to school this fall can be vulnerable to identity theft.

Chris Thetford with the Better Business Bureau advises now is a good time for parents to talk to their kids about preventing fraud. Data from the Federal Trade Commission shows younger people up to age 29 lose money to fraud more often than older consumers with a median loss of $488.

Thetford told FOX 2’s Dan Gray what common fraud schemes to look out for.

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