Phone Message Scams

I turn on my cell phone about once or twice a month — I only use it when necessary — so I was surprised that there was a message on it.

It was something about being able to take care of the problem I had called about and that the rep would be able to save me money because I qualified for something. Huh? The way the message was left, the beginning of it was cut off so that there was no company name.

I mostly keep the phone in the car (off) and use it for emergencies (like if my car breaks down). I don’t give out the number. In fact, I only charge the phone every 6 months or so.

So what was this mystery call about?

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