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Ranging reporter J.R. Ortega was out at Ramsey's Restaurant talking to people about scams, via person-to-person, the phone or the Internet.

Here is what they had to say:

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"I'm blunt and to the point. I'm not stupid." William Menefee, Victoria, retired

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"If I think it's a fishy call or it doesn't sound genuine, I'll call back or look up the company." Beth Brown, Victoria, Stay-At-Home mother

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"Withhold your personal information. It's common sense, really." Kara Kohutek, Midland, senior in high school

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"I usually can tell it's a scam on the computer. There are some you can see it's not legitimate." Herman Sturm, Victoria, retired