[Ohio-talk] scammers are getting more brazen

Patricia McPherson patrinkle at icloud.com
Fri Jun 21 13:48:06 UTC 2019

Scammers are sinking way low. This is absolutely horrible.

Any calls, texts, or emails requesting credit cards is fraud fraud fraud.

> On Jun 21, 2019, at 2:22 AM, Richard Payne via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Ohio, I have included a message from our president's list. You should know
> if this happens it is not me. Please do not allow yourself to be  victims of
> scammers.
>> Good morning colleagues,
>> I just wanted to let you all be aware that the scammers are getting more
> brazen. My southern Nevada chapter president received a text from somebody
> pretending to be me at 1 o'clock in the morning. This person asked her to
> purchase 5 gift cards at $200 each. They then asked her to send them a
> picture of the gift cards. She knew immediately that it was not me. I'm glad
> she trusted her God. She let them know that if they contacted her again she
> would contact the police. Scammers have attempted to get money by pretending
> to be me via email, but this is the first time they have a tempted over
> text. I'm sure I am not the only affiliate president that this has happened
> to.
>> Wholeheartedly Yours,
>> Terri Rupp | President
>> National Federation of the Blind Nevada 
> Richard Payne,  President
> National Federation of the Blind of Ohio
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