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RESTAURANT PERMIT SCAM
Officials warn of scam targeting restaurants, seek money for fake permits
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:05 PM EDT
Lexington officials are warning restaurants about a scam seeking money for food handler certifications.
An employee paid the requested $20 and received a fake permit.
Officials say all health inspectors in Kentucky are required to carry proper photo identification signifying their relationship with federal, state or local health agencies.