One ring and this scam’s got you if you call back. (photo courtesy Niek Verlaan from Pixabay)
Tag: caller ID spoofing
…someone claiming to be calling on behalf of the Social Security Administration. They say your benefits have been suspended for non-payment of payroll taxes, and there’s a warrant out for your arrest. It’s a scam, each and every time, and always has been, yet you keep falling for it.
Combining two of identity thieves’ greatest hits, this scam starts at the gas station.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said scammers are ramping up a combination of two classic phone scams (graphic courtesy of U.S. Navy).