New year can bring new scams; advice from officials in Lincoln County


LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The new year is finally here and it also brings new safety concerns with it.

Lincoln County Emergency Management has some useful advice for people to follow when signing documents in 2020.

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In a Facebook post, officials say write out the full year when writing down the date because if not, the date can easily be changed.

The post gives the example date 1/5/20, which can easily be altered to 1/5/2010. This can use be used by scammers to forge documents.