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Social Security Administration Warns of Phone Scam

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The Social Security Administration is warning of a phone scam targeting seniors in central Virginia.

NBC29 has heard from several viewers about the scam. The caller claims to be with the administration and asks for personal information in order to send benefit checks. The caller blames the government shutdown for the problem.

We checked with the Social Security Administration. A spokesman says this is a nationwide scam that targets certain areas at a time before it moves on to another area.

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