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Okay, I get this call from some woman telling me that their records show I had stayed in one of their resorts and I had been chosen to spend X amount of days in Florida and go to Disney World, etc, etc, and then a 4 day 3 night cruise, blah, blah. I asked "Which resort did I stay at?" and she said she was going to transfer to me to such and such for the details. I ask again which resort and again the transfer me. I hung up. We hae never stayed in a resort.

Well, a few days later, same call and I go thru the same thing and hang up. I told Jerry next time she calls, if she does, I will state that my husband is senile and IU am in a wheel chair, so we couldn't go to Disney World and I am scared of water and my husband had enough of ships and sailing when he was in the Navy. I am sick and tired of all these "you have been chosen" or "you have won" calls. All scams, or trying to get you to buy something in the end I posted this on FB and about 3 others replied they had gotten a call just like that.
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I get these all the time. As I am in France I just speak to them in English and say I can't understand!! They soon go away.

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It also works quite well to answer the phone (assuming you have caller ID and realize they are calling from a place where you don't know a soul) with, "FBI. To whom may I direct your call?" For some reason they hang up and don't call back...

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I got one Friday at work, I have a new number that I have not given to anybody outside of work - not even my mother. They called up said they were a recruiter and I had signed up on their webpage. I never did. They had my new phone number, my work e-mail, and the address of my employer ( but not the one I give if I ever need to give it out ). They wanted to send me some e-books through e-mail. I told them they had the wrong info. I got off the phone and looked up the phone number, they had masked it with a public school about 40 miles away.

I think they were going to send send me a phishing e-mail. That is the only thing I can think of. We have 30,000 employees and hundreds of international contractors, any one of them could have sold my information.

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I've been getting the phone call the "there is a problem with Windows on your computer.." I just hang up!



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I get them on my cell; I answer and then block. Or sometimes I hand the phone to my overly chatty 6-year old and tell him they want to hear about his day.
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I've gotten that same call about having stayed at one of their resorts, etc. It's the same lady, same story, she starts out by saying she was having trouble with her headset then rambles on. Finally I blocked the number.

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We get so many scam calls. Lately one about getting a student loan at a cheaper rate. Heck, hubby just turned 73 and I will be 72 in a couple of months. He tells them we have all the college we need for social security and Medicare!.

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SCOOTER 6/14/94 - 8/22/99
BUCK 2/8/95 - 5/15/07
HUNTER 8/19/99 - 10/16/03
KAYCEE 8-19-99 -5-25-08
HONEY ADOPTED GROWN 12/07/02 - 8/13/14
SOPHIE 1/8/04 - ADOPTED 2/17/15 - 10/12/16
GREAT PYRENEES SHAGGY adopted AT AGE 7 8/31/14 - 9/23/14

STILL WITH US GREAT PYRENEESE MOOSE adopted 9/30/14 AT AGE 7





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