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New Scam!

pacodemountainside

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I noted several hang up calls on phone from 954-283-6715. Latest one was in do battle with tele-marketer mode so answered.

Bubbly chap on phone was happy to advise me I had a $500 credit on my account from my stay in Vegas last New Years and how would I like to use?

When I inquired how he had access to resort records got a five minute spiel of perfumed horse manure.

So, I said just me me a check. Of course, no can do.

But he had several great packages including cruises I could put the credit against for less than $1K. Just choose and give him credit card # with code on back and I would be in hogger's heaven in three months. Because such a great deal would take three months to complete all the paper work. (read I have only two months to stop payment/protest credit card charge.)

What is even worse, I have read posts where scammer used credit card info to rack up thousand of dollars. When scammer has three digit code on back makes disputing much more difficult.

Paco
 

ampaholic

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A good rule of thumb is to never give your Credit Card info to a stranger you meet on the street or online or over the phone. :p
 

Sandi Bo

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If you end up owing money to Club Wyndham Plus (because they fail to properly process your payments the first time you give them valid credit card information) they have an automated dialer call you, tell you it's Club Wyndham Plus, that you are behind in your payments, and to press 1 to make a payment via credit card.

I just can't believe they dial you and expect you to input credit card information.

And furthermore... you can't reach a live person when they auto dial you. It's crazy.

The call was for real, I was able to call Wyndham Financials and figure out what was going on (and scold them for such a crappy accounting system and for calling and expecting me to input a credit card number (like they cared)).
 
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