Danville PD warns of phone scams Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:47 am
Police said the Danville area has experienced a rash of telephone scam calls recently. In many of the cases, the victim is called by someone claiming they are calling on behalf of a loved one or acquaintance. The scammer will claim that their loved one is in some sort of trouble, then will say the victim is named as someone who would help.
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Posted by Bill, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:47 am
Why does anyone answer their phone live any more, unless the incoming # is recognizable? Let all your calls go to voicemail and return the important ones. If you pick up your phone and end up on the line with a telemarketer or a scammer, you pretty much asked for it.