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.
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Impersonating social security officer
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.
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
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.