Be warned! Subtle scam with teeth!

I just learned there is a telephone scam where someone calls you and asks you if you can hear them. You can hear them so of course you would answer “Yes” immediately.  DO NOT ANSWER “YES” if someone asks if you can hear them. Hang up the phone immediately. They intend to tape your “Yes” answer and overlay a script around it which sounds like you are giving them permission to do something. Then they steal your identity, money, whatever they can access with your permission.  Amazing what people dream up! First I thought of all my senior friends. Then I began to wonder if it might have already happened to me!


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Carrie Staples

Author, illustrator of "The Yarn Animal Book", probably the only craft book with instructions for making such unique yarn animals as an orangutan, an ant eater, a llama and a star-nosed mole and "The Single Minded Prince, a fairy tale for all ages about a boy and a pirate captain who both misbehave. The books and a booklet series based on each different yarn craft topic covered in "The Yarn Animal Book" (pompoms and other really easy yarn crafts, knitting, crocheting, rya, needlepoint and embroidery), are available on Amazon and Kindle.

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