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Don’t Answer a Call From (253) 216-2530 in Kent, WA
I recently received a call from Kent, Washington. (253) 216-2530. Since I didn't recognize the name and it wasn't in my phone, I didn't answer it. They also didn't leave a message. Almost five minutes later, they called back. Again, I didn't answer it since I don't know…
‘Tis the Season for Phone Scams
During the season of giving, it's a feeding grounds for many scammers to try and take advantage of your good nature. The Washington State Patrol has received several phone calls in the past few months from people saying they've had someone call them asking for money. Basic rule of thumb: I…
New IRS Phone Scam Making Rounds — What to Watch Out For
The IRS is warning you of a new phone scam making the rounds. The new trick makes it sound like you're getting a call from the IRS asking you to give up your information. Here are five things to watch out for.
Basically, you'll get a phone call from someone pretending to be the IRS asking f…
New Phone Scam Targets Washington Residents
The Washington State Patrol is warning you about a new phone scam where you're asked to call an 813 area code to give your social security number.
There have already been several reports of people getting phone calls from someone saying they're with 'Washington State Police' or from the 'US Justice …