Thursday, January 5, 2012

Scammers and Such

I came into this life 83 years ago. It has been a rough row to hoe at times, but I hoed it. 
Now I’m in my twilight years. That means my sun has dropped below my horizon, and that isn’t all that dropped below my horizon. My income dropped. Now I bet you thought I was going to say something different.
Dumb things happen every day. This is the dumbest one that happened to me recently.  My phone rang and when I answered it the man asked for somebody I had never heard of so I told him that he had the wrong number. He said, “Ma’am, it says right here 965-84” at that point the phone went dead. I was sorry that he hung up because that was one argument I might have won. You can’t win them all. 

Scammers are getting thicker by the day. I keep getting an email from one of them. In the subject line it says. “You have Received 900.00USD Cash Deposited.” They are waiting for me to respond so they can deposit 900-dollors into my account. This one must be an overseas scammer. They don’t know how to spell dollars. Most Americans know how to spell dollars. I have unsubscribed to the letter twice because they gave that option. But they keep sending a new one every few days. It is either and out-and-out scam or one of the loan sharks that would let you know it was a loan after it was accepted and then charge 90 percent interest.  If you’re interested, I can forward the letter to you. Maybe they would deposit into your account. 

Nothing much going around this part of the woods. Email scammers and wrong numbers is about all.
Till Next Time