There are a
variety of landline call scams
that take place on a regular basis. All of them are successfully
stealing from innocent consumers.
Imposter Landline Call Scams - A scammer may pretend to be
someone you trust, like a government agency or a family
member. They can also come across as someone convincingly
calling to tell you there is something wrong with your computer,
otherwise known as a
tech scam. These bad characters will often ask for you to pay by wiring
money, or using a gift card - any form of payment that is hard
Debt Relief and Credit Repair Landline Call Scams - You may get
a call from a scammer offering to lower your credit card rate or
get student loans forgiven IF you pay their company a fee.
Charity Landline Call scams - Scammers may pose as
charities requesting donations, especially for disaster relief
Extended Car Warranties Landline Call Scams - These are so
common they have become the cornerstone for so many jokes.
Sometimes the scammer will find out what car you drive but
mostly, they just guess. As long as they can get you to engage
they will urge you to buy overpriced or fake warranty contracts.
Prize and Lottery Landline Call Scams - The scammer may say
you’ve won some type of lottery or prize, but in order to
receive the money, you need to pay taxes, registration fees, or