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Old 07-07-2016, 02:27 PM   #61
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Telephone scammers target elders because they think a few of us won't be quick enough to get the scam. Got one yesterday, and since did not recognize the number let it go to the message machine. Fellow assured me I would be indicted and brought before a grand jury for tax evasion if I didn't call him back. He's called before and he'll call back again.
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:44 PM   #62
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Telephone scammers target elders because they think a few of us won't be quick enough to get the scam. Got one yesterday, and since did not recognize the number let it go to the message machine. Fellow assured me I would be indicted and brought before a grand jury for tax evasion if I didn't call him back. He's called before and he'll call back again.
That same guy works for the Canada Revenue Agency. We have had a few calls from him, but are opting to just lay low, and keep an eye on the front door.
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:47 PM   #63
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:51 PM   #64
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someone called me and told me i was going to jail and needed to call them back to pay a fine of course i did not call him back but they keep calling me ...
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:55 PM   #65
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That same guy works for the Canada Revenue Agency. We have had a few calls from him, but are opting to just lay low, and keep an eye on the front door.
And his brother-in-law wants to clean my ducts.
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Old 07-07-2016, 02:57 PM   #66
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When I get a unknown call I answer "FBI" or "IRS" and they normally hang up......
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Old 07-07-2016, 03:06 PM   #67
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Getting rid of the house phone will be the first thing I do when my wife finally retires, as yet they haven't gotten to our cells. For now, everything goes to the not answering machine.
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Old 07-07-2016, 03:07 PM   #68
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Old 07-07-2016, 03:14 PM   #69
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I usually answer with "City morgue, you stab 'em we slab 'em." I've been unsuccessfully evading taxes for years.
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If I answer, I just get them started talking and then silently put the phone down.
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