Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and Frauds
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Con Artists Using 'Wrong Number' Answering
Machine Messages to Snare Victims in New Scam Sweeping Nation -
The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investor alert designed to warn Americans about a new scam
sweeping the country-answering machine 'wrong number' stock touts. Voice mail messages are appearing on home
answering machines from coast to coast saying that the stock price of certain small, thinly traded companies will soon
shoot up. The breezy, intimate messages sound as if a female caller mistakenly believes she has dialed a girlfriend and
is confiding inside information she has learned from 'that hot stock exchange guy I'm dating.'
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