Scam Jam offers advice to avoid con artists

August 11, 2017


First appeared on The Garden Island

KAPAA — Josephine Steciuk has been scammed six times in her life.

“I’m so angry,” she said. “What really makes me mad is that because of privacy laws, no one will tell you who took money from you.”

Two years ago, the IRS sent Steciuk and her husband a letter, saying someone had filed their income tax.

Then a month ago, their account was broken into.

“They got to our email, password and ID, and started moving money all around,” she said. “I had my credit card be used even though it was in my possession.”

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