We are proud to say we have partnered with long time local area consumer protection advocate Herb Weisbaum of KOMO to bring you Technology and Title Tips.
When someone calls you on the phone, it’s not always easy to tell if they’re a con artist pretending to be with a government agency, your bank or credit card company.
These imposters can be mighty convincing.
“I’m with the IRS and if you don’t pay right now with a gift card, you’re going to be arrested.”
“I’m calling from the courthouse and you owe a fine. You need to go out, buy a gift card, and pay it right now, or else.”
Before you listen to the call and run to the store to buy gifts cards, think about what you’re being asked to do and why it’s so ridiculous.
Listen to the Consumer Tip Below.
Follow the link below to read more.
- Article on KomoNews.com
New Gift Card Phone Scam