[FoRK] "If you do not respond (to our scammy ploy), Google will mark your business as closed."

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri Sep 15 13:51:30 PDT 2017


Have you been surfing pr0n?  Send me all your browser version and plugin 
stats.  I'll tell you if there's a 0day privacy scam.

Most likely he just has too many people to scam because I checked the 
"too savvy to rip off" list on the dark web and you definitely aren't on 
it.

Greg

On 9/15/2017 1:22 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> A company has never been so lucky that they hung up on me.  I get these 
> scammy calls all the time, even though my numbers are registered as 
> no-spam.  This ploy goes way too far making that statement.  The guy 
> answered, asked my name, and then hung up after a few seconds.  Am I on 
> a 'too savvy to rip off' list?  If I would have got the company name and 
> address, I could have made an accurate report or had some fun at the 
> courthouse.
> 
> Pity the poor fools who fall for these things.
> 
> This was the CallerID, but as is often the case, I very much doubt it 
> was from this person:
> 
> 650-851-3995 Redwood City
> 
> http://www.whitepages.com/phone/1-650-851-3995
> 
> 
> I have a combination of 703 and 650 numbers.  I get the same robo calls 
> on both sets of numbers, always apparently from the same exchange.  They 
> just spoof a similar number to fake people into answering.  Sprint's 
> anti-spam mechanism is pretty good, alerting me accurately most of the 
> time.  We should charge any company that makes more than a certain 
> number of outgoing calls some fee per call.
> 
> 
> sdw
> 


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