I-Team Consumer Alert: Thieves stealing veteran benefits

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - For many people, especially those who have served our country, there are government benefits available. Those benefits are earned and deserved.

That's not stopping crooks from trying to get their hands on them.

There are all new scams that crooks have devised, trying to talk people into handing over those government benefits. All while the people who deserve the money believe they’re working with a legitimate program.

The 13abc I-Team tells you one man’s story and how much he lost. Plus find out what kind of things you can do to spot a potential problem.

That’s Sunday in your I-Team Consumer Alert.