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Old 02-13-2018, 04:02 PM   #1
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Angry Scammers are everywhere

I had this robocall earlier today.

Caller: "This is a scam alert from AT&T. Your account has been hacked. Please enter the last four digits of your social security number."

Me: Click

Another instance today.

My wife has been wanting a teacup yorkie and I thought I'd surprise her for Valentines Day. I was on a local people to people FB page and a lady had a 12 week old she was wanting to re-home. I sent her a message and she responded by asking where I was located. When I responded she said she had been relocated to Georgia and she would be happy to ship the puppy to me. All I had to do was send money for shipping and the re-homing fee.

My response: No thank you. I didn't fall off the turnip truck yesterday.

Dang thieves.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:04 PM   #2
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Had the same thing occur to me this week for the AT&T call.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:26 PM   #3
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I had my own phone number call me.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:26 PM   #4
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I also got a robo call from ATT that played the company three note intro then said my account had been suspended and I needed to update current info. Well my response was click. Be aware folks! I bet ATT had a breach while they were selling our information!
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:40 PM   #5
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I got three different robo calls yesterday from three different numbers purporting to be from an LEO organization. I didn't give them time to go through their spiel, just hung up.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:44 PM   #6
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We've had our own number call us. Didn't answer. Some people we know have answered when their own number called and it was the enter you last 4 digits scam. Special place in hell for these people
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:46 PM   #7
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I had my own phone number call me.
I had this happen a couple of weeks ago.
How do they do that?
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:48 PM   #8
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I got the AT&T call today from my own number.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:48 PM   #9
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I had this happen a couple of weeks ago.
How do they do that?
I don't know, but I asnswerd it and said "Hello handsome!"
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:51 PM   #10
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We should figure out how to share our blocked caller lists with each other. Mine is getting Uuuge.
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:03 PM   #11
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I don't know, but I asnswerd it and said "Hello handsome!"
Did they bust out laughing like I just did
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:05 PM   #12
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These calls need to be made illegal some how. Specially the ones with fake numbers!!!
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:08 PM   #13
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You guys should check out The Hoax Hotel on YouTube. I happened upon one of his videos and couldn't stop listening.
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:08 PM   #14
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Did they bust out laughing like I just did
You forgot......I called myself.

No, actually they left a message stating the same as everyone else. Wanting me to verify SS# on account.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:20 PM   #15
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I had my own phone number call me.
Same here . .
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:33 PM   #16
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I get calls all the time with almost the same number as mine.
I never answer them because I have never seen another number like mine in 25 yrs
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:33 PM   #17
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Had a guy on long range hunter try to scam me out of $1500 for a nightforce scope. Luckily another member sent me a PM and warned me that the guy was trying to sell him the same scope at the same time. After doing a little digging it looks like the guy has scammed a lot of people on there out of thousands of dollars. They have the cops involved now.

https://www.longrangehunting.com/thr...thread.198541/
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:40 PM   #18
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Froggy, I would gladly pay you Tuesday, if you'd buy me a hamburger today.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:44 PM   #19
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I had my own phone number call me.
Me too. I called AT&T and talked to the fraud dept.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:46 PM   #20
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I had my own phone number call me.
I keep calling myself too.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:53 PM   #21
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Froggy, I would gladly pay you Tuesday, if you'd buy me a hamburger today.
LOL! Good ol' Whimpy.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:59 PM   #22
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I got a call today saying the irs was going to arrest me in 24 hours
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:10 PM   #23
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Me too. I called AT&T and talked to the fraud dept.
What was their response? . . Can they do anything? . .
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:23 PM   #24
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What was their response? . . Can they do anything? . .
AT&T said they would be investigating. I also had an old lady call me from Olney, TX this evening wanting to know why I had called her twice today. I apologized and explained what was going on and warned her not to give out any personal information.

My wife said it happened to several people she knows today.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:28 PM   #25
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Got the same call from IRS about having me arrested.
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:46 PM   #26
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These calls need to be made illegal some how. Specially the ones with fake numbers!!!
It's already illegal to scam. They are crooks...they don't care.

I'm getting the same calls. Called myself 3 times in two days.

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Old 02-14-2018, 06:19 AM   #27
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same thing happing to me at least one a day now!
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Old 02-14-2018, 06:24 AM   #28
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I got one yesterday on my work phone that as soon as I picked up it was a recording of a fast talking guy that said "one more thing, I have two email addresses for you. Which one should I use?"

I guess it was recording me so that they could get some email addresses.
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Old 02-14-2018, 06:51 AM   #29
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If I get a call from a number I don't know, I dont answer it. If they really need to talk to me they will leave a message. If they don't, I dont really care who they were
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Old 02-14-2018, 07:18 AM   #30
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If I get a call from a number I don't know, I dont answer it. If they really need to talk to me they will leave a message. If they don't, I dont really care who they were


I do exactly the same thing.


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Old 02-14-2018, 07:24 AM   #31
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If I get a call from a number I don't know, I dont answer it. If they really need to talk to me they will leave a message. If they don't, I dont really care who they were
I do the same and I usually block the number also
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