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Old 09-05-2018, 07:47 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I get a couple scammers every day. Itís just the world we live in. New this year is the number spoofing. Apparently, itís not difficult or technically illegal.

So generally, most numbers out of town, and certainly out of state get screened. But the scammers will spoof a random local number...
I had a lady call me when my number was used for spoofing, and then proceed to chew me out then hang up before I could say a word. That was a good way to ruin my day.
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Old 09-05-2018, 08:21 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Part of my job function is emergency dispatching and answering emergency calls. As such, my car warrantee runs out roughly three times a day, my student loans become newly eligible for refinancing twice a day, the IRS is seeking payment about twice a week, my credit card debt triples every three hours, and roughly once a month, the same woman yells at me for 30 seconds in Cantonese with a fan going in the background.

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Old 09-05-2018, 08:29 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Ok, maybe not really, but this message on my phone says so:

"you will be taken under custody by the local cops as there are four serious allegations pressed on your name at this moment. We would request you get back to us so that we can discuss about this case before taking any legal action against you. The number to reach us is: 425-242-7589"


So pack it in folks... this place is shutting down.

Or maybe.. Just maybe it's a scam!

They want you to call in, and well the allegations are serious, but they can make it all go away with a simple credit card payment.
So you live in NH, but your local cops area code is 425... for Lake Stevens/Marysville/Everett, WA.
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Old 09-05-2018, 09:28 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I have gotten almost every call mentioned in this thread, lol. I picked one up today for fun and the guy asked for Rebecca. I just asked to be taken off of the list.

I had one a couple of weeks ago where some Indian guy asked for Lando, and when I told him he had the wrong number and to take me off of his call list he starting screaming at me that I HAD to be Lando if I was answering his phone, so he needed to speak with me desperately. I screamed FU** OFF into the phone and hung up on him. He hasn’t called back.

I get several text messages for Lando/Lyndell asking for support for Beto O Rourke’s grassroots campaign in TX and asking me for my support. I get REALLY crafty when text messages come through
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Old 09-05-2018, 10:11 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Did anybody hear about that Nigerian prince who died recently? He was worth billions with no family to leave it to. Poor guy was trying to give I away for years but no one would answer his banker’s emails.
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Old 09-05-2018, 10:45 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I've been thinking of just answering "911, what's your emergency" when a see a blatant scam call come in.
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Old 09-05-2018, 11:07 PM   #27 (permalink)
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I've been thinking of just answering "911, what's your emergency" when a see a blatant scam call come in.
I answer with something similar as a function of my job, it only helps the calls that aren't robots.

And even then, not always.
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Old 09-05-2018, 11:31 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I answered a scam once stating that I was an adult toy shop. You could practically hear their embarrassment while they apologized for a wrong number and they would remove it from the list.
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Old 09-05-2018, 11:40 PM   #29 (permalink)
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dam, why do yall get to have all the fun ones the only one I ever get is from the Hilton asking me to review my stay and get a free night. I'm a broke college student I can't even afford to look at their website. annoying part is the number has the same area code as me so i pick up every time
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Old 09-05-2018, 11:48 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Quickest way to get them to hang up is to say " it's done but there is blood all over the place. Where do you want me to deliver the body". Never before have I been cussed out in Hindi.
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