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Fraud prevention seminar set

There will be a fraud prevention seminar on Thursday, April 4, at River Oaks Public golf course. The program is sponsored by Merchants Bank, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. 

There will be networking from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. 

From 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. there will be breakfast and the session.

The cost is $6 and includes the continental breakfast.  

Financial crimes, trends and more will be covered with featured speaker, John McCullough, a certified fraud examiner and president of the nonprofit organization Financial and Retailers Protection Association.  

Businesses are increasingly under criminal attack by fraudsters using multiple channels to steal your earnings. Learn what you can do to avoid major financial damage and legal issues. Business owners, accountants, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, IT and payroll managers, or anyone involved in bank transactions and financial security for a business, will benefit from attending. Please RSVP by April 2 by calling the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce   at (651) 437-6775 or by email to