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Automated Phone Call Alerting You That You Lost Your ATM Card-
Summary of the eRumor: This is a telephone call alerting you that
your ATM bank card has been reported lost or stolen. The voice on
the phone is computer generated.
The Truth: This is a scam called
trick you into giving out information to identity thieves.
Phishing is an attempt on the part of scammers to trick you out of your
personal information by telling you that you are either going to lose
your credit privileges or there has been fraudulent use of your credit
card. It can be done by email, from websites, mail or telephone.
One of the call back numbers is (970) 532-4041 and actually belongs to
an automated telephone service company but according to the message on
their phone system they did not send the message and their number was
used by the thieves without their knowledge or permission.
Do not respond to the
call and hang up.
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