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Deborah Kendrick

Deborah is a weekday evening anchor and investigative reporter for ABC 17 News.

DEFENDERS: Cryptocurrency scams skyrocket as popularity increases

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) It’s a popular trend hitting the financial market, investing in cryptocurrency. However, with the rise in popularity comes online scammers. According to a report from the Federal Trade Commission since October 2020, consumers have reported losing more than $80 million to cryptocurrency investment scams. In that report, nearly 7,000 reports were received

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DEFENDERS: Price gouging makes top 10 consumer complaints for the first time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Illegal telemarketing calls and no-call violations was the number one complaint the Missouri Attorney General’s Office received in 2020. In 2020, 34,527 Missourians reported a no-call complaint to the office. Those complaints involved phone calls to Missouri residents by businesses or organizations soliciting the purchase of goods or services. Here are

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