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I have received a scam call from someone who said they were from medicare
Dec 23, 2019
Monetary Loss: $0
Got a call from someone who said they were from medicare and ask for my social security #. May have gotten the last four numbers.
I called Medicare Friday, 1/18/2020 afternoon between noon and 1:00pm for information. I first dialed 1-800-633-4227. The recording said clearly and distinctly “Welcome to Medicare. Did you know Medicare now offers you a free medical alert system...” As I waited the recording said enter your SS # so I ended the call. I then called 1-800MEDICARE and heard the same message, so I figured that I was really connected to Medicare. This time I entered my SS# and the recording repeated the number back, but, it was incorrect. I stupidly entered my SS# again. Then they asked for my DOB, so I entered my two digit mo. Two digit day and four digit year. Next thing I hear is “The warranty on your car is about to expire....” I ended the call and realized I was just SCAMMED. I called Medicare again. This time a Medicare rep. answered, I told her that I believe I was just scammed. She said she would report the information to her supervisors. I got very scared and don’t remember the reps. name.. I am requesting that you “flag” my account. Please contact me via email ******@gmail.com, as my husband will kill me for being so stupid..
I received a phone call from someone claiming to be from Medicare. I gave them my medicare number and I think my social security number. The person was talking so fast and with a foreign accent, The phone number they called from is (865) 219-3361.
I have been scammed by someone who claimed to be working with medicare service
Feb 25, 2020
Monetary Loss: $0
Phone call from K&M Marketing, claming to be working for cumminty education out-reach service to provide information concering in home Health Care sevices thats available for all who have medicare insurance. they also claimed to have a home health care package freeto all prescriber. they send package by mail and need more info. before I relized they were scammers, I had provided them with my Medicare number, my hight, weight, name, address and date of birth, before I end the information.
I received 5 phone calls. All of the calls (with exception of 1 call) stated they were associated with Medicare. There were 3 males and 1 female and one other call, but I was on the phone and didn't answer. All of the voices/dialects appeared to be associated as being out of the country. The background noise sounded like there were a lot of people, such as with telemarketing. However, to the listener hearing the background noise this may have provided a false sense of security, e.g. reflect a busy office speaking with many Medicare recipients. With the first call this morning this was a woman and she made the statement she was working with Medicare and they were offering a new program for pain medications. She then continued making inquiries about the pain medication. I stated multiple times that I am not in pain. She referenced that I didn't understand what she was offering and kept repeating about the new program. She stated if I authorized her to call the doctor that she would call the physician and receive the prescription and then get it filled. She also stated she can get leg braces for me and Medicare would pick up the cost. I stated that I didn't need braces. After a lengthy discussion and my making further inquiries I stated no physician is going to authorize pain medications, especially those that are narcotics. The physician would direct the office staff to call me and the doctor would require an appointment. She then hung up. The second call was a male and he stating he was with Medicare and he also wanted me to authorize him to call the doctor. This call didn't last long before he hung up. The third call was this afternoon and this was a male The same as above. The fourth call I was already on the phone and noted the phone number. This phone number was the same. The fifth call was at 5:41 p.m. This was also a male. He was pleasant on the phone and once again stated he was from Medicare. He stated his name was Don, but I couldn't fully understand him. I inquired again about his name and he then hung up. With the above it was clear to me the individuals most at risk was the elderly and disabled. I did follow up with Medicare. It was recommended that I call the FTC. I also followed up with the police office, sheriff's office and the newspaper. I hope this helps.