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Latest Scam-Social Security Calling "You're in Serious Trouble"

07/09/2019 5:46 PM | Anonymous

The new phone scam is a prerecorded voice that advises you that there are problems with your Social Security account. You are told to press #1 to speak to an agent.

The fake agent will ask  for your Social Security number. The fake agent will tell you that you are in serious trouble, and you must deposit money in your account immediately to avoid arrest.  He/she will direct you to go to CVS or Walgreens, and purchase a money card valued at hundreds of dollars. He/she will tell you to do it immediately and not consult with or speak to anyone.

You are to return home and wait for his/her call.  When he/she calls, you will provide the number on the card. All the money is now his/hers. The fake agent will become more friendly, ask questions about your job, income, family, where you live, where you bank, etc.  He/she will wish you good day, and assure you that your case is now closed, you are out of danger, do not worry.

With your SS# and many details about you, the fake Social Security agent now has your identity.  Your financial problems are about to really begin.

When Social Security calls and tells you that you owe money...HANG UP.  Do not provide any information. If an unknown caller tells you that you are going to be arrested unless you buy a money card and provide the code on the card to them...HANG UP.

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