Gypsy Journal RV: Scamming the scammers

WASHINGTON — Don’t you just hate the scammers that call you on the telephone, telling you they are from the IRS and you need to send them a bunch of money right away or go to jail? Or maybe the ones who call and say that they are holding a loved one hostage and will kill them if you don’t pay a ransom? And then there the ones who say they are coming from Microsoft and need to take control of your computer to prevent it from being destroyed by a virus. Yeah, how quickly do you think they’re gonna give that control back to you? And trust me, it’s not going be free.

Like most of you, I usually block those calls, but every once in a while when I’m feeling ornery and don’t have anything better to do, I talk to them. Not because I believe anything they’re telling me, but because I figure if they want to waste my time, I will waste theirs, too.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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