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Fake Police officer Scammers beware. RCMP

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by Kosherbubba, Jan 9, 2018.

  1. Kosherbubba

    Kosherbubba Member

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    Their is a bunch of fake police callers that will call you and either leave a message or speak to you indicating they have a warrant for your arrest Yadayada. These are scammers. A real police office would indicate their badge number, and tell you to go the nearest police station.

    They try to get information from you, to use for identity theft, and some even try to get money from you indicating you can do away with a fine. They might even know your first and last name. Disregard this, Ask for a badge number and which police station they are working from. Than to make sure if it was real which propably is not you can call the police station and verify the officer and badge number.

    Their numbers appear, as RCMP on display but disregard this unless you are expecting a call from the police and verify their badge number.

    http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/scams-fraudes/telephone-eng.htm

    Did not know where to post this but hopefully this helps people be prepared . apparently they are not just doing this in Canada. Its other countries as well.
     
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  2. OldNewbie

    OldNewbie Well-Known Member

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    Pro tip:
    In 'merica, the police don't call with a warning before coming to arrest you.

    (I suspect it is the same in Canada.)
     
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  3. Ratchett

    Ratchett Vape Accessories Delta3DStudios.com Accessory Maker

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    Ah Robodialers looking for victims. I can't tell you how may hours a week I spend using my Jolly Roger bots to keep these scammer's phone lines occupied. (My best was 4 hours, scammer had no clue his phone was still off the hook since my phone was muted - after 4 hours I subscribed then summoned a jolly roger to come on the line and scared the fuck out of the scammer - he was cooking food in the other room, heard him stumble/run into the room tried to end the call but accidentally called my line a second time before ending the call - it was hilarious)

    http://www.jollyrogertelco.com/
     
  4. MinnBobber

    MinnBobber Well-Known Member

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    Great to give them a taste of their own medicine.
    Never knew there was such a service.
     
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  5. Ratchett

    Ratchett Vape Accessories Delta3DStudios.com Accessory Maker

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    I catch at least one scammer a day in my trap. Usually only for 4 or 5 minutes, but it's hilarious to hear them talk to a robot for a few minutes.

    Just got another one literally just now. He got pissed after the 4th time he had to repeat himself lol. I swear I should start a new thread and publish all my recordings of scammers talking to my Jolly Roger Bots
     
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  6. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Tom Cruises

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    Back when I lived in a house with a bunch of single guys, we would pass the phone around without telling the telemarketer. This resulted in very disjointed sales calls. Lol
     
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  7. Ratchett

    Ratchett Vape Accessories Delta3DStudios.com Accessory Maker

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    Here's a few of my most recent scammer snags thanks to my Jolly Roger :lol:

    https://vocaroo.com/i/s167ElGBf3WH [NSFW language at the end of this recording, scammer get's angry]
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s0x0j2844yS2
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s16WFOwqp8v2

    (To get technical for anyone curious how I do it - I have an icon on my homescreen which sends a text to a specific phone number to summon a robot. When a scammer calls, I answer, keep them on the line while I press the button on my homescreen. In comes the robot, I merge the calls and mute my phone. Listen to the scammer and see how long they stay on the line - after the scammer hangs up, I end the call and receive an email shortly after with an email containing a WAV recording of the call)
     
  8. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Tom Cruises

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    Ok, I did laugh leaving these, but I can't help but think I could just DO this myself...the problem is I can't usually answer the calls anyway cause I'm at work when I get them. It reminds me of the days before caller ID when my friends and I would prank call people. It was fun and I was better than most of the stupid prank call albums that started coming out after we couldn't get away with it anymore anyway.

    The first one was the best lol it might not have gone the longest, but I like that routine a lot. Hold on, I've got to change my garbage bag...just a second, I'm really interested....uh huh...ok, well do you know anything about engines cause my car is making this odd sound *make a horrible sound*

    I think I could adapt my order a pizza bit to a reverse prank caller. Insist they order a pizza, we're a pizzeria. Eh, maybe not.
     
  9. 2 Cycle

    2 Cycle Well-Known Member

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    This is just hilarious. Considering subscribing, some travel company calls me multiple times a week, want to get even!
     
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  10. Kosherbubba

    Kosherbubba Member

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    Nice one!

    I already emailed ownage pranks on youtube. Hopefully he can make a prank call with the number I gave to him.
     
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  11. macbill

    macbill Gregarious Misanthrope

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    Similar to Jolly Rodger, "Robokiller" utilizes robots for telemarketers (and records them for your pleasure), and also maintains a database of spam numbers (currently at 136,000 numbers) and doesn't even allow them through. www.robokiller.com
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2018
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