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Bruce(OR)    Posted 03-20-2022 at 21:50:19 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Big Bank Scam
  • The phone rings and caller id says Chase Bank.
    Even the phone number matches the phone number on the back of the Debit Card.

    The wife answered the phone and went along hook, line and sinker, until it got to going into the account and sending money to a Wells Fargo account that would get sent right back...

    I was in the back ground and started saying scam, scam, scam in a loud voice.

    The wife hung up and no call back.

    We contacted the bank and they verified it was all a big scam.

    Very impressed caller id came up with CHASE Bank and the number matched the bank phone number on the back of the debit card.

    If you get a similar call, hang up and YOU call the bank.

    Mower    Posted 03-21-2022 at 16:33:56 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Big Bank Scam
  • Old news. Spoofing has been around for quite a while. Companies like SpoofCard or SpoofTel even let you spoof texts and disguise your voice.

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 03-21-2022 at 18:04:51 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Big Bank Scam
  • Spoofing with the bank phone number showing up on caller id?
    That's a good trick.

    John in Mich    Posted 03-21-2022 at 19:36:52 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Re: Big Bank Scam
  • Knowledge and the right equipment, you could see your own phone number calling you.

    Joe in Texas    Posted 03-22-2022 at 10:03:59 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Big Bank Scam
  • Yep, I have called myself quite a few times in the last year or so. My mother, who died four years ago, calls me from time to time. Or, that is, someone calls from our phone number(s). The big thing right now that I'm getting is calls from the same area code, and from numbers that are similar to known numbers. Just enough to go ahead and answer. In the past when I got a person on the phone I had the pleasure of saying something, bad or good. But now it's all recordings. No fun there. Can't afford to "push one" for the operator, or whatever. That just means you have verified a working number for them to peddle.

    My big question to anyone who is interested: Have you, or anyone you may know, ever EVER purchased goods or services from a telemarketer??? Ever.... so, if the answer is what I think it is, why do they keep on calling? For that one in a million shot where an old person or someone who is simply ignorant says yes????

    And, of course, there are the sick minds out there who simply get the thrill of being that way.

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