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Offline silversam

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Re: New Verizon Scam
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2018, 09:29:24 PM »
That's a nasty one.  :016:


Online NTlayoff

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Re: New Verizon Scam
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 08:10:31 PM »
You could easily fall for that one - wow.
Gotta be diligent and on top of things.

Talking about scams.
I just got a couple of calls within mins of each other - but on different lines.
The old IRS scam and they will send the police out and arrest me if I don't do what they want right away.
What baffles me is, they end it with, "You must call 240-718-xxxx right away."
If they are really at this phone number, why can't the IRS, Government, police, or someone go find them.
And if this is NOT their number - then how would they pull off the scam?

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Online Keighlar

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Re: New Verizon Scam
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2018, 08:35:06 PM »
SIP trunks can be anywhere in the world.  They're probably out of US jurisdiction.
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