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Tina York: Likes call blocker. Says you can't depend on no call list

Writer is using call blocker and likes it. Tells of scammers charging aunt for virus removal - which her computer didn't have - and how she got the scammers to agree to return the money.
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By Tina York You are exactly right, you can not depend on the no call list. They have started calling my cell the last few months.

I have a routine, I add them to the block list in my cell phone immediately. I currently have over 200. They will call you at night and even on Sundays.


They are clever enough that the calls are showing as local numbers at times.

I advise anyone to just hang up and block them immediately and let your elderly family members know of this as well.

Also, a family member of mine actually had a pop up on her computer to show that she was getting a virus and better call to get it removed immediately.

Bless her heart, she called and was charged over $300.00 dollars to get the virus removed.

A virus that she didn't even have to start with as her computer was already protected by McAfee virus protection.

When she informed me about it, I made it my personal goal to get every penny of her money back. After a week of me calling them, I'm glad to say they agreed to put every single penny back in her account.

Probably because I turned the tables on them and harassed them. That was a rare case because so many people don't get their money back.

Don't only use caution on the phone but on your computer; and always look outside before answering the door as scammers are on the streets as well.

Safety First.

God bless. - Tina York



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