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  1. #1 FPL Scam 
    eeeevil Sith Admin SarasotaRepub's Avatar
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    Apparently some POS is running another scam. I got an email from my power company this morning...

    Warning about bill payment

    We have confirmation of a bill payment scam that is
    actively spreading through social media and word-of-mouth. We believe this is
    part of a nationwide phishing scam.
    Scammers are telling customers that a third
    party, in most cases the Federal Government or President Obama, will pay their
    utility bill in exchange for their personal information such as social security
    numbers and personal banking information.
    Of course, this is false and we have
    notified authorities including the State Attorney General's Office and the

    While customers may have received information from
    friends or the internet instead of the scammers themselves, we urge all
    customers to never use banking information that is not their own. Unauthorized
    use of account information is illegal and any payment applied to utility bills
    will be reversed.

    How fucking stupid do you have to be to fall for this????
    May the FORCE be with you!
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    Senior Member Madisonian's Avatar
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    Rhetorical question, I take it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Apparently some POS is running another scam. I got an email from my power company this morning...

    How fucking stupid do you have to be to fall for this????
    Well, it is targeted at Obama voters...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odysseus View Post
    Well, it is targeted at Obama voters...
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    Senior Member Gina's Avatar
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    The main people who will fall for this are those Obamaphone recipients because all you have to do is give your SS# and proof of certain govt programs. At least with welfare, you have to jump through lots of hoops.
    They would just assume Sugar Daddy O is paying for more stuff for them.
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