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Old 04-15-2014, 12:55 PM
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Old 04-23-2014, 04:17 PM
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Today, a man called 10 times from the US Dept of Grants looking for someone that does not live here. He also called last week. So I played his game today. My husband called him too and the guy mysteriously had memory loss about ever making the calls to me, apologized, and 10 minutes later a woman called back, said she was sorry, and then the man called back and asked for the same person that does not live here.....SO I told him I made a formal complaint to the FTC, which I did, he hung up. I can't wait for him to call back.
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Old 09-03-2014, 03:08 PM
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I just got the same call as referenced in these other posts. Definitly a scam. When I questioned them they got rude and loud. lol I got ruder and louder. They finally asked my last name. Then they claim they have the wrong person and say have a blessed day and hangs up. Don't fall for the verification procedure. They want you to send them a moneygram. The number they called me from is 202-738-1853. then about 10 minutes after that call I got another from 87455123. same exact call. US grant dept claiming ive been chosen to get $9000 as long as I use it legally. Ive been getting this call for months. I usually just hang up. Don't tell these scammers anything. Heavy middle-eastern accents with all of them.
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Old 09-04-2014, 06:21 AM
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I got a call from someone that was calling because of the attacks on my computer... I hung up and ended the attack. It is sad people are too stupid to not see the scam.
I have received these numerous times...I always hang up too!
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Old 11-18-2014, 04:32 PM
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federal grant scam is sooo stupid, they asked me to go to CVS, and put $199.00 on a prepaid card, and let them know the information, and when I do it and they will send me $7,800 as soon as I do that, I told them that makes no sense at all she said that there has to be that much money on the card for them to be able to send such a large amount of money to me, Anyone who falls for this beware, I do believe that you will be out $199.00, LOL!
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Old 05-06-2015, 06:32 AM
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Hi I have been call by a woman name Lisa smith she said she is working at the grant.gov they made me send a total of 7,000 USD an I want you to help me get my money back please that was all I have an I want to go back to school with that money the worst thing is they keep on asking for more money so that the government can release ma money .this was the first number they call me with 7185149577 an the second is 7165314177 please you guys should help me please
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Old 05-06-2015, 08:27 AM
Location: Seminole County, FL
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Why would you send anyone money over the phone? A government agency at that?
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