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If you’re in the process of moving, you need to be careful when it comes to filling out a change of address request. Better Business Bureau advises consumers to be aware of a scam where people are directed to websites that charge significantly more for a service offered by the U.S. Postal Service.

Three St. Louis-area consumers reported to BBB Scam Tracker in recent weeks that they lost money to various websites that they thought were connected to the Postal Service. Each of the consumers paid well over the standard $1.05 charge that the Postal Service charges for consumers to change their address.

A Florissant, Missouri, man said he paid $89 for a change of address in June.

“I cannot get my money back,” the man wrote. “Their contact info only allows for…

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