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Victim Location 75007
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

Receiving calls every day to my office number saying my social security card has been compromised.

Victim Location 79605
Type of a scam Other

Received a call about fraud on my Social Security number.

Victim Location 75704
Type of a scam Phishing

A foreign man called & said she had $90,000 she had scammed, had drug trafficking in El Paso & 4 different checking accounts and her SS# had been compromised and he was going to issue her a new #. He asked for the last 4#s of her SS# & she didn't provide it. He said a Marshall was coming to get her! After he asked for her credit card # & credit limits & she refused, she then hung up.

Victim Location 45813
Type of a scam Phishing

I received an automated message yesterday from Social Security saying my benefits would be terminated. I was disturbed and hung up.

Victim Location 79605
Type of a scam Other

Received a call about an issue with my Social Security. I knew it was a scam.

Victim Location 45157
Type of a scam Identity Theft

I received a call from 513-500-1276 claiming to be from Social Security. The call was a robo call and they asked that I press 1 or 2. I did not do so, I hung up. Just want to warn others.

Victim Location 43213
Type of a scam Phishing

I've gotten about 15 calls in the last two weeks telling me my Social Security benefits will be terminated in 24 hours.

Victim Location 43616
Type of a scam Phishing

Called stated fraud alert re use of my ss number and stated my ss # had been cancelled he offered to connect me to ss investigator who could help me correct the problem i hung up.

Victim Location 43235
Type of a scam Phishing

I got an automated message from Social Security asking me to call back because my benefits were being terminated. I got a call today from Amazon saying I owe them money.

Victim Location 55044
Type of a scam Identity Theft

We have had this happen twice in the last week. The phone call is from a generic number with a United States area code. Upon picking up, an automated voice tells you that this call is from the Social Security department and that your Social Security number/account is being frozen due to fraud. You are told to press the number 1 to correct the situation/have any chance of unfreezing your SSN access. After pressing 1 (which I did to see where this call went, not to actually give any info) a young man comes on the phone and asks for your Social Security number. At this point, I told the person that the scam was not going to work. He made one more attempt to sound legitimate, but upon realizing I was not falling for it, he said I was stupid and hung up on me. Both times the men had quite heavy accents - I add this not because I want to stereotype, but only because it could help narrow down where the calls originate from. I worry a great deal about vulnerable people getting these calls and being persuaded to give them their important info. I hope this helps in some way.

Victim Location 75703
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

Caller (Sara Higgins) said his SS# had been compromised in Georgia and had he ever been to GA. When he called back Brandon Phillips (759155) answered. He provided his SS#

Victim Location 34667
Type of a scam Phishing

VOICE MAIL msg from Unknown person (male) claiming my name & SS# has a suspicious trails. He wanted me to call back immediately, if I don't, there will be a warrant for my arrest. I did not call back.

Victim Location 19141
Type of a scam Healthcare/Medicaid/Medicare

Received robo call from organization purporting to be Social Security with a "problem" with my info.

Hung up as I know Social Security

doesn't call people asking for info.

Victim Location 83709
Type of a scam Government Agency Imposter

"Scam Likely" phone numbers: 208-861-3762, 208-861-5260, 208-861-7819. All 3 numbers have left a voice mail with a robotic male voice stating that my social security number has been compromised and that I need to call them back immediately (no, I did not call them back).

Victim Location 43228
Type of a scam Phishing

I got a call from someone from Social Security and I hung up.

Victim Location 68506
Type of a scam Phishing

Received a call about social security. I was ask if I could hear them okay. I responded “yes” after a second I realize my mistake and disconnected the call. I checked my recently received calls.

Victim Location 43207
Type of a scam Phishing

I got a call from Social Security saying they were going to suspend my Social Security benefits and to call them back at 720-548-3494.

Victim Location 65802
Type of a scam Other

We've been getting calls on our phone saying that my husband's social security number was stolen. These calls come in nonstop. I called the for help. The registered my husband and I for the state and federal Do Not Call List.

Victim Location 78006
Type of a scam Identity Theft

Left my husband a voicemail saying he would get a warrant for his arrest if he did not call back. I called and it was "social security services" which only contact people by mail. Asked for the last four of his social. When i said i would not give that information out unless he could prove it wasnt a scam he hung up the phone.

I was called on Friday, November 13th with the following story.

I initially spoke to an "Officer David Wilson", Badge #SSA743, in which he indicated I had a warrant for my arrest in the state of Washington. He alleged that my name and SSN was used to rent a Toyota Corolla and that I was being charged with 3 violations for drug trafficking, human trafficking and money laundering. I was provided with Case ID# CA4685631 and Warrant ID# CA6931. I was told that my SSN needed to be changed and that I had to prove my innocence by cooperating with them. I was later transferred to Benjamin S Alpert (not real name of course), Badge #SSA1500775. I looked up his badge # online and it showed his name under the Office of Inspector General. I was told that I was under surveillance and that I could not speak to anyone and that they were monitoring my phone calls. Mr. Alpert also indicated that if I told anyone, the police would be called due to my warrant and I would go to jail. I was also told that I was looking at 14 years in prison and potentially $85k in legal fees. After about an hour of being questioned, I was told that I needed to liquidate my checking & savings otherwise my accounts would be frozen. Mr. Alpert stayed on the phone with me as I got in my car, went to my back and proceeded with the "steps" to prove my innocence.

I was instructed to go to my bank and just leave $1,000 in my savings and checking. Fortunately I left more than that, but Mr. Alpert stayed on the phone while I was in the bank and I was told to remain calm and not provide any details. I was then told that I needed to go to Kroger or Food Lion and purchase gift cards with this money. When I questioned that, I was told that this shows "good faith" and that I could not have liquid cash but it needed to be gift cards. The gift cards had to be Nike, Target or Best Buy. When the gift cards were purchased, I had to take pictures of them to send to Mr. Alpert. I was told that I would be reimbursed this money via cashier's check.

Anytime I tried to dispute and question, Mr. Alpert had an answer. Fortunately I started to feel very strange and did not complete this with all of my cash, but still lost thousands of dollars to this scam. I asked Mr. Alpert for a picture of his badge which he sent to me when the transactions were complete. The picture was of an actor.

When I told Mr. Alpert that I was heading home and wasn't going to do this anymore, he was irritated and told me that I needed to only do what he was instructing. The phone numbers he provided were shortly put out of service.

I hope folks read this and are not found victimized.

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