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Watch out for Funeral Scams

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Funerals are big business in America, making them prime targets for scammers. What are the most common funeral scams and what can consumers do to avoid them? What are the dangers of on-line funeral shopping? Why should you pre-plan but not pre-pay for funerals? Consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper talks with white collar crime expert Steven Weisman at Bentley University in Massachusetts to get the answers.