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Spammers Capitalize on Ebola Fears

The Illinois Attorney General's office has warned consumers to be on the lookout for unsolicited emails reporting on an "Ebola Pandemic." The spam emails offer to sell recipients "surplus personal protection" kits for $29. "We suspect these emails are the handiwork of scammers seeking to take advantage of people's understandable fear and anxiety surrounding this international public health risk,"explained Lisa Madigan, Illinois Attorney General, in the statement.

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