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another scam

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

i recd a text from my parish priest asking my to pick up a gift card for him because he was too busy at the hospital with a cancer patient. and then later the request was to take a picture of hte # on the card so i dont have to drop it off.

the phone number was wrong so i called his normal number and confrimed that it was a scam. apparently several #'s were hacked. he said several pastors/priests were contacted because their phone lists were hacked and the authorities wanted them to be aware so they could warn people.
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  • no profile photo CD24930020
    Lot's of scammers out there. The ones I dislike the most are those on youtube who "poor mouth", yet are in a lot better financial shape than a lot of their benefactors. So sad.
    189 days ago
  • GARDENCHRIS
    I don't answer calls from #'s I don't know
    191 days ago
  • EO4WELLNESS
    some mentally sick people out there. i had that happen. my neighbor allegedly emailed me that she was beaten up, purse and passport stolen, while out of the country on vacation...falsely accused of battery, arrested, in jail with the embassy unable to help--kindly wire money immediately for a lawyer so she can come home. thing was -- we were both together at the time so i knew it was a crafty scam. she had to quickly email all of her friends tho so they didn't get scammed too
    193 days ago
  • LIVINGLOVINLIFE
    I try to answer only numbers I know. So many scams out there. We are not safe.
    194 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Yes, I've heard of that scam!
    194 days ago
  • SCHECK5
    WOW thanks for sharing ...I have seen lots of local # lately also but we don't answer
    194 days ago
  • CHERIRIDDELL
    That is awful using priests to scam
    195 days ago
  • BARB4HEALTH
    Lots of scams out there. I am getting tired of the robo calls, too! emoticon

    They say if you say 'yes' to those calls, that 'yes' can be used by the scammers to buy stuff you don't want! If people used all these smarts for good, what a different world this would be!!!

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    195 days ago
  • MARKSMOM3
    I guess you can never be too careful, or too safe!
    195 days ago
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