Chicago —(ENEWSPF)—August 17, 2017. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today issued a consumer alert warning Illinois residents to reports of scam artists selling counterfeit solar eclipse glasses to try to take advantage of the many people planning to watch the upcoming total solar eclipse.
On Monday, the solar eclipse will be visible to millions of Americans, particularly southern Illinois residents near Makanda, Ill., the epicenter of the eclipse. The nearby city of Carbondale is expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors to view the eclipse. Except for a brief period when the moon covers the sun in total, NASA urges anyone . . .