Social Security Scams

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Unresolved

Phone Scam

  • by: Ariaona
  • #65176
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Received 2 phone calls today saying my S.S. had been comp. I just hung up both times. She said she was a police employee out of Sacramento, Calif.
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

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Unresolved

Threatening phone call

  • by: GAC
  • #65177
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Call at 10:50am 12/10/19 said they were SSA and there is illegal activity with my soc sec #. Before I am arrested, I need to call this number as soon as possible. 803-615-6158. Of course I didn't call.
Phones reported:
803-615-6158
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

I have been scammed by a pretend to be SSA Officer. His name is John Cooper and his badge # is *******

  • by: wmundy
  • #65179
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a phone call from John Cooper SSA officer from the state of Texas stating my social security number has been tied to criminal activity: money laundering, drug trafficking, and other illegal activity. I gave him my social number without thinking this through. He told me I could receive his help or wind up in court. I agreed to his help and gave him my personal information. I realize it was a big mistake. He threatened me with cancellation of my social security. I've just gone through my enrollment for 2020 for medicare supplement and my prescription drug coverage. He claimed to be calling from Texas. I looked at the origin of his call and saw that the call came from Wapakoneta, Ohio. The number he was calling from 419-978-3325. I tried calling this number and got an answer saying the number or code is incorrect. Please help me a.s.a.p. My name is W**** P. , Jr. and my phone number is ****-****-*****. John Cooper called me on my back up phone which is. That should have given me a flag right then but it did not. Please call me on my phone, I have left a message on my SSA contact in Fredericksburg, Va explaining what happened. I am very sorry for what I have done and frankly scared to death. What can be done?
Names reported:
John Cooper
Phones reported:
419-978-3325
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Someone tried to scam me

  • by: Krystalholden
  • #65183
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I recieved a call from victoria tx 3 times so i answer it thinkging it was something important . Well needless to say it was a man that introduced himself as agent steve the investigation office and that my ssn number has been stolen and i have indenty fraud and also he wanted me to give him my last 4 digits of my social and i said no . He then proceded to tell me that my dob is 07/09/1986 and i am 33 years old and i live at********* even tho i knew that was indeed my address i still said no thats not it . He then said mam i am just going to send the police directly to your address and i then said awesome i will be waiting for that officer . Then he says mam why dont you just give me the last 4 of your ssn number and i said well for one the ssn administration would never call you they will always send a letter so stop trying to scam peopple out their money and go make your own . He then got mad and said i do not have time to play games and he hung up.
Names reported:
Steve Investigator
Phones reported:
361-200-1339
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

SSA Calls

  • by: kward112865
  • #65184
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
They stated that my social security number was involved in fraudulent activity and wanted to gain access to my personal information. I hung up.
Phones reported:
737-243-9008
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Ss number suspended

  • by: chance1957
  • #65186
  • Dec 10, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Received phone call stating my ss number has been suspended and to call back 425-448-2067 that my case would be discussed in the office of the inspector general.
Phones reported:
425-448-2067
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.