Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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Beware of gift card scams

July 30, 2021 • By Dennis Beaver

My paralegal Anne buzzed me:

“Dennis, you have readers from Palm Springs on the line, 90-year-old mom and her 55-year-old son. He is trying to prevent her from sending money to scammers using a gift card.”

That call could not have come at a better time, as I had just interviewed attorney Matthew du Mée, chief counsel in the Consumer Litigation Unit of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office about this very issue – gift card scams.

“We Are about to Turn off Your Electricity”

“Mr. Beaver, my mom, Bertie, said that her electricity was about to be turned off unless she paid the utility bill which she thought was already paid.”…click here to read more