Phone scams: Feeling safe on the other end of the line

Posted: Feb 10, 2019 10:22 PM CST LUBBOCK, Texas – A phone call from an unknown number is one many people hesitate to answer. Often times, on the other line, it is a phone scammer trying to get the individual's information or money. This can be a scary situation, especially when they know details about a person's life. “When he first had me on the phone, he asked for my social security number,” said a phone scam victim, who did not want to reveal her name. In the phone call, she was told an abandoned car in her name was found in South Texas with “cocaine and blood” inside. While she did not believe this, she said she had lost multiple social security cards in her past, so it was possible her identity was stolen. Read more here >>>

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