Funeral Service Board Warns Of Possible Insurance Scam

The North Carolina Board of Funeral Service
is warning of an insurance scam targeting people who have recently
lost loved ones.
Two incidents, one involving a funeral home in Hendersonville
and another in Goldsboro, were reported to the board.
Officials say a male caller identified himself as an insurance
company representative and told family members that the deceased
person had a life insurance policy with the company.
The person then asked for a credit card number and might have
asked for money to be wired.
Funeral service board director Paul Harris says those who have
suffered a recent death in the family should be very cautious when
dealing with financial and insurance matters.