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Surely no one would let a stranger in the door simply because he wiped his feet on the mat.

Says Sen. Rick Brinkley, who doubles as the president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Eastern Oklahoma, yes they would. It’s the regular routine of one con man to gain trust by wiping his feet on the doormat.

June 1, Brinkley spoke to the Metro Bixby Chamber of Commerce, leaving his audience equipped to be more careful when trusting others with their money — or when trusting strangers in general.

Read the remainder of this great advice in the e or printed edition of the Bixby Bulletin, on the stands June 8.