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

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Fri Sep 15 18:21:29 PDT 2017


> A company has never been so lucky that they hung up on me

Do they know how lucky they are? Maybe you should send them your extensive
list of legal victories so they would know,.


On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> 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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