Phone Scams


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Has this ever happened to you?

Your phone starts ringing...

The caller ID displays an unfamiliar but local number.

You answer just like you would any other call.

It’s a debt collector who threatens you with a lawsuit or imprisonment if you don’t pay your debt immediately.


Your phone starts ringing...

You anxiously pick it up.

The voice on the other end identifies itself as from the IRS.

They claim you owe back taxes and demand immediate payment, threatening to have you arrested. 


Your phone starts ringing...

The caller ID starts with (415).

You instinctively pick up the phone.

A prerecorded message tells you to press a button to collect a prize.

What Should I do?