Fairfield police teaching residents how to avoid scams

Fairfield police and People's United Bank are teaching local residents how to look out for scams.Police say the elderly are the most susceptible targets for

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police and People's United Bank are teaching local residents how to look out for scams.

Police say the elderly are the most susceptible targets for con artists. They are warning people not to disclose important information such as Social Security numbers and addresses over the phone.

Authorities are also urging the public to be wary of home-improvement scams and Internet scams.

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