Attorney General Warns About Robo Calls

Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning people about prerecorded telemarketing calls from outfits with generic sounding names like
"account services," "customer accounts" or "card services." The robo call tells people that they qualify for better rates on their credit card. They're then asked to give an operator their credit card and bank information. Cooper says this is a scam, an attempt to steal your identity. So far, it appears these calls are coming from overseas, using spoofed caller id numbers. Robo calls are illegal in North Carolina, unless a live person asks first if you want to hear a recorded sales pitch.


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  • by kathy Location: california on Dec 19, 2008 at 10:49 AM
    I have been getting robo calls from Card Services literally twice a day, almost every day, for weeks. Today, I spoke to a live operator who claimed the company was located in Florida, but when I pressed where exactly in Florida, she hung up on me. Thanks for posting your item about the scam. I got it by googling.
  • by JOHN Location: HAWAII on Jun 12, 2008 at 06:32 PM
    THANKS FOR YOUR COMMENTS, I ALMOST GOT TAKEN UNTIL I CAME ONLINE. THANKS, ALOT
  • by sorry2say Location: TX on May 2, 2008 at 11:08 AM
    I might know who is behind this, at least a local office. Let's nail them.
  • by Ilona Location: Westfield nj 07090 on Apr 7, 2008 at 02:40 PM
    I recieved a certified letter from American Entry Exchange from Miami Florida P.O. Box 521499 Miami, Fl 33152-1499. The letter saying that I was among the winner with over $18,336,081.10 prize. they wanted 100,00 dallars for me to receive the amount. I hope that these people will be stopped. But I am so glad I checked it out first. I wish this problem would be told on the news for all Americans to be aware!!!
  • by Darin Location: Maryland on Mar 21, 2008 at 01:28 PM
    I recieved a certified letter from American Entry Exchange from Miami Florida P.O. Box 521499 Miami, Fl 33152-1499. The letter saying that I was among the winner with over $18,336,081.10 prize breakout. Then asked me to pay $100 to the Agency Service. It sounds totally fraud and ripoff scam! But I thank you for telling me this letter was fraud. I was luckily that I have not paid to them,yet. Thanks!
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