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Is anyone else getting fed up with those damn robocalls?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Elmware2020, Dec 30, 2020.

  1. Elmware2020

    Elmware2020 Guest

    "Hello, this is an important message from Service Canada..." or "Canada Revenue Agency(CRA)" is the first thing you hear as you pick up your phone and answer it. If you're lucky, there might be an option to press "1" to speak to a so-called officer. Then someone answers claiming to be an officer of some sort. You can either have some fun with them, and play them along, wasting their time, or do what I do, and blow my Storm Whistle into the phone, when they answer. I then chant "This is the Whistle Blower, blowing the whistle on scumbag thieves like you! Get a life! Get a real job! And get a fucking clue, you stupid moron!" I try to get a much of that in as I can before they hang up. They pretty much hate getting loud things blown right into their ears. Anyone else want to try this with loud whistles, air horn, or whatever you have, that is loud. Please do!

    These idiots are scammers, trying to scare you into giving them money. Whatever you do, please don't fall for these scams. There are also many others out there, like the refund scam, and the so-called tech support scammers who trick you into letting them get on your computer, so they can lock you out, or even encrypt your files, and demand a ransom to unlock it. Another way they get you, is to have you go into your bank, and then they black out your screen while using the Inspect Element feature in your browser to change things, like your bank balance, making it look like money was added to your account. If you were to hit "F5", it will change back to normal. The scams works by convincing you that they overpaid, and you have to send back the difference. DON'T!
     

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