A couple of scams to watch out for...

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  1. Brownmccoy
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    I have been alerted today about a couple of scams that people may want to watch out for.

    1. This one may only be in my area, but I'm not sure. If you get a call that says that a family member has been injured, just hang up. It will tell you to call another number that will leak your personal information and be a royal pain in the ass.

    2. Do not open an email that says something like "Brown has sent you a hallmark card" or something along those lines. Its a trojan IIRC.

    Just thought I'd give you all a heads up,
    Brown
     
  2. TheEPIC
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    Aww, I thought you really did send me hallmark card Brown...

    :(
     
  3. dash
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    I also heard of one from a guy named mercsan asking to send him money for a charity which he claims he will deliver right down the street from where he lives.
     
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    Shit... I might have fallen for that. :/
     
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    Hi, My name is mercsan. I used to be addicted to crack cocaine. But I am all better now. I am now apart of the All American Crack Addicts Magazine company. It is a company created to help out people just like myself to help them get off the street and stay off crack. If you buy 10 magazine subscriptions today I will have a full coffee table of cra...I will win the local competition to go to florida where crack is better qua...Goddamnit! DO YOU WANT TO BUY A FUCKING MAGAZINE OR NOT!? I need my damn fix!
     
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    Bad vibes.
    thanks for the autodialer info Brown, whoever you are =]
     
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    hey -.- to the left is says your name is s o k a r.....whats going on here

    as for the other thanks for the heads up =D
     
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    no you don't. Ive given checks to the CPC at cincy childrens before
     
  12. dash
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    Lev,
    It's called a joke. We're just poking fun.

    If I didn't think that mercsan was being sincere, I would have removed it.

    Lighten up.
     
  13. Lev
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    More emoticons! =D
     
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    Somehow my credit card info got picked off the other day and someone was using it to purchase gas and groceries in Miami, Florida.

    Credit card fraud sucks :(
     
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    ok, by this statement you are noting that I am not symbolising my intent by not using proper emoticons which would show that I am being sarcastic.

    Guilty as charged.

    Now that you know that I may not use them appropriately on a particular situation, I'll just let you know that my spirit is not generally very 'serious'. I do look at things with a slight humor generally. Please look at most of my posts in this fashion.
     
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    :):(:D:p

    ....I'll go now.
     
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    Hey guys yes I am still around but I was home alone the other day and some guy knocked on my door and it was a magazine sales person. I had heard this was a scam but the guy was very well persistant. He scared me with the way he started talking when I said no and he looked in my house and was like o are you home alone and i said " no my boyfriend is in the shower" and i slammed the door. It was scary but I almost called the police maybe I should have hmmmmm Damn i am stupid. So ladies beware of answering the door to strangers.
     
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    Yeah thats how thieves decide whether they want to rob you.
     
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    Vampires too.
     

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