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Seniors beware: Medicare scams heat up during open enrollment
Sacramento Bee

As Medicare’s open enrollment season starts this week, the California attorney general’s office is warning seniors to be alert for scammers and dishonest insurance brokers attempting to steal personal information or pocket commissions on high-priced Medicare plans.

Medicare scams can take many forms, from callers trying to dupe seniors into giving up their Social Security numbers to “free lunch” and other enticements offered by unscrupulous insurance agents, who try to rack up commissions.