Beware Of Phone Scam In Rockford
You really have to be careful because there are so many scams and here's the latest one coming to the Stateline area.
I don't know about you, but if I get a call on my cell phone and I don't know the number. I'm not answering it.
If someone comes to my door and they are a stranger, there's no way I'm going to let them in.
When I get a strange email, I immediately delete it.
With so many scams out there nowadays, it's really hard to trust anyone or anything you're not familiar with.
According to mystateline.com, here's the latest scam coming to our area.
"The local Better Business Bureau has reported the so-called 'say yes' or 'can you hear me?' phone call scam targeting in recent weeks."
How does the scam work?
"Scam reports have indicated that the callers have represented themselves as being from various companies, such as a home security agency, a cruise line or sometimes from the government."
"After the introduction, the recording will ask if you can hear the caller clearly."
"If you answer "yes" there's a possibility that the scam artist behind the phone call has recorded you and will use your agreement to sign you up for a product or service and then demand payment. If you refuse, the caller may produce your recorded "yes" response to confirm your purchase agreement."
Do yourself a favor to avoid this sort of thing, don't answer suspicious calls.
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