Sheriff warns of possible Affordable Health Care Act scam
NEWBERRY, SC (WIS) - Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster is warning people to be aware of someone using the Affordable Health Care Act registration to get citizens' private information.
Foster sent out this electronic alert Wednesday night:
Beware of scammers using the opening of the Affordable Heath Care Act (Obamacare) to get personal information. We have reports of people using this upcoming law to attempt to lure people into getting personal information. Be very cautious about giving information to anyone over the phone. We also continue to get reports of people using various means to obtain personal information. Most of these calls are coming from outside the country.
Open enrollment for the Affordable Health Care Act begins October 1st.
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