"12 Scams of Christmas" to avoid this holiday season

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GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Glasgow Police Department is wanting to make everyone aware of the different types of scams that people may fall victim to this holiday season.

The list of scams to avoid include look-alike websites, phony charities, and puppy scams.

Another scam included is the grandparents scam. Officials say seniors should be cautious when receiving a phone call from a grandchild claiming to be in an accident, hospitalized or arrested while traveling in another country. They say it's important to check with another family member before sending money.

The Glasgow Police Department says it's mainly important to be just be aware and pay attention.

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