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Riverside residents warned of recycling scam

April 13, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Riverside residents are being told to beware of scammers targeting people who recycle.Someone has been sending out letters instructing families to put their plastic and glass in trash bags, instead of the city-provided blue recycling bins.

It's believed that the scammers are trying to take recyclable materials and turn them in for their cash value.

The city of Riverside has sent out letters telling people if they get a letter telling people not to use their blue bin, they should ignore it.