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Tips To Stay Safe Online

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LANSING, Mich.  (WLNS) - An Internet safety seminar Wednesday night helped teach the community how to protect themselves online.

The Michigan CSI Community Seminar gave tips to guests on how to protect their online identity. They say as people get better at identifying scams, hackers are getting better at tricking users. 

All foreign lotteries are illegal in the United States, so free money online is probably too good to be true. Another scam looks out for groups that say your credit card has been overcharged and giving them your information to reverse the charges.

"When you are using the Internet, you want to make sure that you're not using the same password and username to access several accounts that you have," said Suzy Khoury, a presenter fo the Attorney General's office.

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