Social Security Scams

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Unresolved

Phone scam

  • by: Melacou
  • #55649
  • Feb 26, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a telephone call saying they were from the United States Social Security Office. The caller said that my ssn has been linked to some money laundering and other fraudulent activity. They wanted me to go immediately to my credit union, close my account and wire them $5,000. I did not close my account or wire them the money. I did call my credit union and had them to freeze my account until I was able to get by there and speak with someone today.
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

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Unresolved

Impersonating social security officer

  • by: Carihackman
  • #55669
  • Feb 26, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Called number back, told my my identity had been stolen in texas and explained the charges against me. Said to clear it up they needed some information to make sure I was myself. Gave them how many cars and properties I owned. Thry asked what bank I had and how much money I had in my account. and asked for the last 4 of my social security. I called my friend and boyfriend and they told me it was a scam and to contact the bank ans SSA right away.
Phones reported:
408-260-5464
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Scare tactics.

  • by: Mic
  • #55674
  • Feb 26, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Called and said they were going to cut off this elderly ladies social security off because they were sending her too much. The lady just hung up on them.
Phones reported:
254-781-0636
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

I've been id theft from soical security office

  • by: Daisha
  • #55730
  • Feb 27, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $500.00
They told me that im going to arrrested for a car in my name in texas that had drugs and they were saying that they were seized your acct youneed to get a goole play card to protect ypur money and to go get a card a rite aide put $ on it i had 500.00 in my acct after that they wanted to confirmed it real card and no one else can get your money and said read # to confirm its your card when you arrived in the office and no warrent will be issued soon i read # they hung up i tried to call back nothing. when i callgoogle play card to confirm my money was still on ther but no the money was gone in 10minutes when i purchased it . i lost 500.00 now i cant pay my rent what do nowadriana
Phones reported:
574-598-4371
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Phone scam

  • by: Umpire1
  • #55732
  • Feb 27, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received two phone calls from a man saying he was from social security. Both calls came from New York and both times they left a message saying that my number was used in a fraudulent matter and that I needed to call him back. First phone call was Tuesday 2/26/19 and the second was today Wednesday 2/27/19. I still have the voicemail on my phone from today 2/27/19. The phone number is the same number as Tuesday’s phone call.
Names reported:
Ryan Smith
Phones reported:
929-314-4846
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Scam

  • by: jaybug84
  • #55750
  • Feb 27, 2019
  • Monetary Loss: $0
lee brown called me and said he was the social secerity office and that my social secerity was getting shut off for illegal trackic and someone else has been using my social secerity number
Names reported:
Lee Brown
Phones reported:
830-542-4276
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.