[snafuu] FW: Scam

  • From: "Ner0" <digitaldemon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Tarrah Ciarimboli" <tarrah_ciarimboli@xxxxxxxxxxx>,"Snafuu" <snafuu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,"Slackherman" <rackermann2@xxxxxxxx>,"Rob L Jones" <rljones@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,"Richard Thomas" <rthomas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,"Mindy Saunders" <mlsaunders18@xxxxxxxxxxx>,"Mandy" <m_a_n_d_y17@xxxxxxxxxxx>,"Jera Lipman" <jlipman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,"Jason Ryals" <jryals5@xxxxxxxx>,"Gary Beckler" <taliesinsouth@xxxxxxxxx>,"Jack Burris" <jackburris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 00:11:50 -0500


-----Original Message-----
From: Stacie A. Adams [mailto:sadams@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 1:02 PM
To: AMY ACHTERHOF (E-mail); Audra Kirkland (E-mail); BRIAN BURRIS (E-mail);
CHRIS HOPE (E-mail); CHRISSY WHITAKER (E-mail); Christine Knupp (E-mail);
Jennifer Adams (E-mail); MIKI SEALE (E-mail); Katheryn Averette (E-mail);
Scott McMillan (E-mail); RODNEY (E-mail); TOM BURNELL (E-mail)
Subject: FW: Scam


-----Original Message-----
From: Danny W. Roberts
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 12:00 PM
To: EVERYONE
Subject: FW: Scam

> >I received a telephone call last evening from an individual
> >identifying himself as an AT&T Service technician who was conducting a
test
> >on telephone lines. He stated that to complete the test I should
> >touch nine(9),zero(0), the pound sign (#), and then hang up.
> >Luckily, I was suspicious and refused. Upon contacting the
> >telephone company, I was informed that by pushing 90#, you give the
> >requesting individual full access to your telephone line, which enables
> them
> >to place long distance calls billed to your home phone number. I was
> further
> >informed that this scam has been originating from many local
jails/prisons.
> >I have also verified this information with UCB Telecom, Pacific
> >Bell, MCI, Bell Atlantic and GTE. Please beware. DO NOT press 90# for
> >ANYONE. The GTE Security Department requested that I share this
> >information with EVERYONE I KNOW. PLEASE pass this on to everyone YOU
know.
> >If you have mailing lists and/or newsletters from organizations you are
> >connected with, I encourage you to pass on this information to them, too.
> >After checking with Verizon they said it was true so do not dial



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