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Potential scam targets those who buy medication online

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Officials with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are warning people about another potential scam targeting those who purchase medication online.

Authorities say the scammers will call the victim and claim to be an agent with the Food and Drug Administration.

They tell t he victim buying medication online is illegal and they will be prosecuted or jailed unless they pay a fine.

Officials say the best thing to do in this scenario is hang up. Buying medication online is not a crime.

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