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Phone Scammers Using Affordable Care Act to Gather Information
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - A former Coeur d'Alene City councilwoman and her husband are among several recent victims of phone scammers trying to take advantage of confusion about changes under the Affordable Care Act.
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports ex-councilwoman Councilwoman Dixie Reid says a caller offering to send her husband a new Medicare card also wanted bank account numbers.
The Idaho Department of Insurance is warning residents to hang up on any suspicious calls.