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Old 08-21-2014, 09:53 AM   #151
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:18 AM   #152
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I went to a website to download and print a common legal form. Paid via credit card, and then noticed (after 4 months) they were charging me the fee every month for 4 months. I called their customer service number and they only agreed to stop future charges, and the refund the most recent, but it's too late to do anything about the previous 2 months. American Express took care of it.

Moral: ALWAYS read your bills!
Moral TWO: Always pay with a credit card, and print/take screen capture of any internet purchases.


(Years ago, we received long distance bills from ATT for cell phone charges out of area.... I had screen capture shots of the coverage area... and finally saved $400 in charges. This was ATT, and best I understood, they honestly had a wrong coverage map when I purchased the service... I don't think it was intentional...)

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Old 08-21-2014, 11:27 AM   #153
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There is a new one going on in my community.

they call saying that they are from the Sheriff's office and I have skipped jury duty, and have been fined , I am to send a certified registered letter with the fine to a Foreign post office.

Do they really think that I am this dumb?

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Old 08-21-2014, 01:16 PM   #154
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There is a new one going on in my community.

they call saying that they are from the Sheriff's office and I have skipped jury duty, and have been fined , I am to send a certified registered letter with the fine to a Foreign post office.

Do they really think that I am this dumb?

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I wonder if you can print a phony check (name and account number phony) on the printer and send to them.... at least they would get their bank charges back against them??????????

Just a dumb idea that came to me.....
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:54 PM   #155
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I always ask what they're wearing when they call, ask em what they smell like and if they mind that I'm touching myself listening to them talk. They eventually hang up.

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Old 08-21-2014, 05:59 PM   #156
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I got the Microsoft scam phone call a few days ago, I picked up the phone and a lady with a really strong Indian accent started speaking:

Lady: Hello, can I speak to Mr Johnson please?
Me: Certainly, which first name?
Lady: Mr Caroline Johnson.
Me: Err, okay. Can I say who is calling?
Lady: My name is Victor, and I am calling about your Microsoft computer...
Me: Buh-bye! *Hangs up*

At least I could have a chuckle about that one!
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I've received two of these emails in the last 24 hrs which appeared to come from Amazon.com (logo and links didn't paste). I'm pretty active on Amazon so I took notice.

I didn't click on any of the links from this email but I did go to Amazon and I was defiantly "not" locked out. I changed my password though (just because).

The Amazon logo was pretty close but was still not quite right.

Notice the typos.


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Dear Client,
It looks like someone else may have acces to your account, so we've temporarily locked it to keep your personal informations in safe. To unlock your account, you may need to pass a security check. Note that attempting to access someone else's is a violation of 's terms. It may also be illegal.

To reset your account access please enter the link below :

Reset my account. Having troubles with login? try from here.

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Old 09-18-2014, 09:29 AM   #158
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Very good ideas I found in this forum
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Old 09-18-2014, 01:26 PM   #159
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It goes something like this: You have been selected by the National Scholarship Bureau to receive a $7000.00 scholarship". The caller has a foreign accent and they try to trick college students into wiring them several hundred dollars via Western Union. They have been in operation for several years and have used the same few phone numbers and same phony names. Apparently they are outside of U.S. Jutice Dept's jurisdiction. If you have kids in college beware!
Anyone who falls for this has no business in college. They should be picking fly crap out of pepper balls for 5 cents an hour.
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...... They should be picking fly crap out of pepper balls for 5 cents an hour.
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I just got an email from my bank this morning telling me my internet access was locked due to 3 failed attempts to log into it.

Of course I didn't click on the password reset link in the email....though it looked legit due to the senders address (real address)

I attempted to log on (using my own links)...sure enough, locked. Did the password reset (even stronger pw)....then called the security/fraud dept.

She said the odds are good that someone had the wrong user name (typed mine by mistake) and that is why it failed.

Maybe....maybe not..

Anyway, we are going to change all of our passwords tonight...and maybe change our log on ID.

BTW...I checked the activity and there was nothing amiss.....and it's a good example of why I NEVER use my debit card for normal purchases....
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Old 09-30-2014, 11:34 AM   #162
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Beware this issues will be very unconditional way to protect the cyber zone and analysis the interior scam rights to destroy .
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Beware this issues will be very unconditional way to protect the cyber zone and analysis the interior scam rights to destroy .
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Beware this issues will be very unconditional way to protect the cyber zone and analysis the interior scam rights to destroy .
Why is a bird? Because a shoemaker makes short pants in the summer, of course!
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Got a red white and blue striped envelope in the mail today inside was a 10 or 12 page letter telling me they have been watching me for 3 years. And guess what I'm just the type person they are looking for. Now what are the odds on that.

I have now been selected to join a SECRET SOCIETY. Opps now I've told you, hope they don't have to kill me. Anyway it's all free, how lucky can 1 guy get, I get a 1200 page book that will open all the secrets for love, wealth, and happiness. OH happy day, So I look them up and they are out of Dallas Texas and there will be a one time dues of ONLY $140.

If you notice my posting changes it will be because I'm now so rich from reading this book that I hired someone to do my typing. Anybody looking for a job?

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