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Old 07-17-2013, 09:05 AM
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So now all of us here know not to respond to these bogus callers, can someone please tell me how to get the message through to friends & acquaintances, who do not seem to understand that, responding in any way to Spam messages, clicking on links in e-mails from people you don't know, not deleting all e-mail addresses, when you forward an e-mail, not keeping anti virus programmes up to date, etc etc., results in trouble and frustration.
I've lost count of the number of times I've had to "rescue" one friend of mine, who persists in doing some of the above and then lands in a whole heap of trouble. I've given up sending one friend e-mails because as sure as eggs is eggs, if I do, I'll get something forwarded to me with about 30 e-mail addresses on it, and then I can guarantee I will get an in box full of Spam for another month.
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Old 05-28-2014, 04:33 PM
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I get scam calls several times a week from no number and a strange name I have never heard of thankfully I have caller ID I look and if it's a call like that I pick up the phone and hang it right back up .got one today looked at my caller id and where the name is supposed to be was-2025584964 and where the # is supposed to be is the same # the right way 202-558-4964 I just picked it up and hung it up
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Old 05-28-2014, 04:36 PM
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We have caller ID and if we don't recognize the number we don't answer. They may call back a few more times but after awhile they quit because they usually decide the number is no good.
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Old 05-28-2014, 05:16 PM
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Thanks Judy I will try it that way.
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:32 PM
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Received one of these calls recently, my policy is "hang up," immediately.
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Old 06-01-2014, 08:42 PM
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Received one of these calls recently, my policy is "hang up," immediately.
Only one? You're lucky. We average one a week.
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They are still calling here as well...makes me want to scream. We are planning on disconnecting our land line soon....that should end that nonsense,lol.
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Old 06-21-2015, 05:18 PM
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Makes no difference what you do once you've picked up the phone. As of then it's tagged as a live number.
i had one of them calls once--so i asked them which computer? i told them i had 4 different ones. told them they was scammers they hung up
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