I Was Scammed

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 8 People

    Today I was on my way home on my scooter

    for disabled people when a guy with a big microwave stopped me near a bus stop. He asked if would drive the appliance around the block for him because it was quite heavy for him to carry it that far. So far it was a reasonable question, so I agreed and on the way he told me...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 6, 2014

    When someone makes an unsolicited "cold call",

    they might be trying to scam you. I hung up on this guy immediately, and he called right back to ask me why I had hung up on him. He claimed he was a Microsoft technician. I was having problems with my computer, and he convinced me to turn on my computer, and press the...
    Boshie Boshie
    66-70, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2015

    I needed help trying to find resources to help

    someone that is in dire need. I was trying to help them the best I could. So I went on a website similar to this and was requesting help. Some people contacted me like they were very interested and sincerely want to help. WELL, they didn't. I ended up getting scammed and I...
    christianlady318 christianlady318
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2014

    Sammed But Still Believe In Hope

    2005 I had 2.5 acres of land , a barbershop, 3 homes, an a husband. A neighbor who lived behind the shop introduced himself as a investor. Claimed he could develope the land surrounding the barbershop. He claimed he had investors who could financially support what he...
    lw9386 lw9386
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2010
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