"can you hear me?" phone scam

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"can you hear me?" phone scam

Postby Noel Tudball » Tue May 02, 2017 11:09 pm


Victims receive an unsolicited phone call (business or home number) … after you answer, the scammer will simply say “Can you hear me?” several times. Most people say “yes”.

The scammer then ends the call. It is believed that the scammer is recording your “yes” response and that this recording is being used to authorise payments or charges – in your name!!! Good luck disputing or contesting the payment or charge after the event with a recording of your “yes” on file authorising it

Sources:
http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/mackay/2017/04/26/can-hear-phone-scam/
http://www.snopes.com/can-you-hear-me-scam/

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