Phone scam warning


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Reported by: Miranda Christian
Updated: 1/23 10:13 pm Published: 1/23 9:57 pm


About 10 days ago, Mike Knutsen and his wife Linda received a call from a scammer.

"He said, 'You just won $2.5 million and you go down to the store and get this green card and get $500, and give me the number and we'll send you $150,000 in cash,'" said Mike.

Mike knew that this was a scam and told the guy to stop, but unfortunately the scammer did not give up.

"It just wont go away and now he is harassing. He knows it won't work," said Linda.

Their caller ID shows the guy calling from a weird number.

Mike tried to set the guy up by telling him he got a green card and the man had to come get it, but the man never showed up.

"I think he's mad because I got him and he is not going to give up," Mike said.

"I'm concerned about it, we live out here in the country, the guy knows where we live because it's in the phone book," said Linda.

The couple told FOX23 the phone calls are random and as early as 6:30 in the morning.

"We have even taken the phone off the hook to keep him from calling," said Mike.

The couple said they would never give into a scam like this and they just want the phone calls to stop.


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The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

TaraN123 - 1/24/2014 8:55 AM
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and unfortunately when you try to call the numbers like this back its only an outgoing line
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