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“My Wife Spent Three Days Trolling A Scammer”
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“My Wife Spent Three Days Trolling A Scammer”

The advent of the internet created an advanced method for people to scam you out of your money. Why sell candy bars for ‘team uniforms’, when you can now trick people with the push of a button. Well, not everyone is so gullible.

One woman was recently contacted by what appeared to be a friend of hers through email, but something wasn’t quite right. Perhaps it was the sketchy email address, the poor English or insistence she sends them iTunes gift cards urgently, but this woman wasn’t buying their tricks. Instead of ignoring the messages, she decided to have some fun. Scroll down below to read the hilarious three-day exchange.

A woman was contacted by what appeared to be her friend, but something about the email looked sketchy

So she decided to play along and see how far it went

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K. LNU
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There are days I miss the old actual scam phone calls -vs the robo-calls. Many would come on my cell while I was sitting in traffic. My favorite one was the "windows" tech. He called due to some problem that was activated at the tech support center from my Windows computer. I told him that "my windows were fine - in fact just had them double paned. So they are all good!" "No, the windows on your computer." "My computer doesn't sit near the windows." "No, no. The program windows." "My windows aren't the those high tech ones, they don't have a program." "NO! The program on your computer, your PC, WINDOWS!" "Oh, I have a Mac." He hung up on me. How rude. lol

João Ferreira
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I was once suspicious like you, now I deal with Nigerian nobility.

Kjorn
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i really wish we could get them scammer arrested. they are such a plague

Molly Block
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A story broke yesterday about how ond of the biggest setups was arrested, yay! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/23/business/irs-phone-scams-jeff-sessions.html

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K. LNU
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There are days I miss the old actual scam phone calls -vs the robo-calls. Many would come on my cell while I was sitting in traffic. My favorite one was the "windows" tech. He called due to some problem that was activated at the tech support center from my Windows computer. I told him that "my windows were fine - in fact just had them double paned. So they are all good!" "No, the windows on your computer." "My computer doesn't sit near the windows." "No, no. The program windows." "My windows aren't the those high tech ones, they don't have a program." "NO! The program on your computer, your PC, WINDOWS!" "Oh, I have a Mac." He hung up on me. How rude. lol

João Ferreira
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I was once suspicious like you, now I deal with Nigerian nobility.

Kjorn
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i really wish we could get them scammer arrested. they are such a plague

Molly Block
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A story broke yesterday about how ond of the biggest setups was arrested, yay! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/23/business/irs-phone-scams-jeff-sessions.html

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