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Medicare scams reported across state

JACKSON — A Wyoming cybersecurity organization is warning of fraudsters targeting senior citizens in Medicare scams.

CyberWyoming reported in a weekly press release that an elderly resident in central Wyoming “unintentionally shared her Social Security number and/or Medicare number over the phone.”

The incident occurred late on a Friday afternoon, at a time when banks were closed.

Medicare residents should log into their secure Medicare account or call 1-800-MEDICARE to report potential fraud.

The nonprofit also recommended that individuals immediately freeze their credit at all major bureaus...