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Subject:  Re: Scammers are out..... Date:  4/1/2020  11:02 AM
Author:  RetiredVermonter Number:  21950 of 22172

For example, we had a very similar call twice -- in succeeding days -- purporting to be from the local hospital "checking your registration". Say what? She said they did this "every three months", whereupon I asked how come they called the day before with the same questions!? I have no idea what they hoped to gain. We would NEVER, EVER give much over the phone, and certainly no credit card numbers or SS number!

Oh -- and be careful never to say "yes" if you get a question. Apparently, scammers have been known to record that and drop it into something that they can then claim you agreed to!

And do NOT press button X "to get off our list"! You are then ON their list! LOL!

She hung up, by the way.

Vermonter
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