Don’t Answer the Telephone

In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter.

The man was very convincing that their daughter was in his possession. In the background they heard a woman’s voice begging for help.

The call was convincing enough that they tried to wire money to the man. Fortunately, the money didn’t go through.

Police soon showed up after the wife left a note with the bank teller explaining what was happening. The police determined it was a scam.

A 90-year-old friend received a call a couple of years back. The caller explained that he was with the Internal Revenue Service.


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