Medicare Phone System Used In Scam

A woman reported that scammers called her from the Medicare phone system. They tried to sell her pain cream. She did not fall victim to the scam, but she is upset that whoever is behind it is targeting senior citizens.

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Read more from a local news station:

A woman says scammers hacked into the Medicare automated phone system and tried to sell her pain cream.

Donna Hall, who lives near Franklin, says she received a call from a number used by Medicare.

When she answered the phone, the person on the other line wanted to know if she was interested in the cream. She hung up, called the number back, and it was actually the Medicare center.

Medicare says they never make calls like that and she was told to report it to the Federal Trade Commission as a scam. Continue reading…

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