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Saturday, March 30, 2013

PA STATE POLICE MEDICARE SCAM ALERT

 PA STATE POLICE 
MEDICARE SCAM ALERT

1. PA STATE POLICE WANTS CITIZENS OF MCKEAN AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES TO BE AWARE OF A SCAM INVOLVING MEDICARE.

2. MALE INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS BROKEN ENGLISH CALLS YOUR RESIDENCE AND STATES HE WORKS FOR MEDICARE AND NEEDS YOUR MEDICARE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IN ORDER TO PROVIDE YOU WITH FREE PRODUCTS WHICH WILL ASSIST IN YOUR HEALTH CARE NEEDS.

3. AFTER HE OBTAINS YOUR NUMBER HE REQUESTS A LOT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. THIS INCLUDES YOUR DATE OF BIRTH, ADDRESS, PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN, AND WHAT EVER ELSE HE CAN GET.

4. HE THEN TELLS YOU THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE A NEW DIABETES CHECKER, SPECIAL BACK BRACES, AND AN INSERT TO A CHAIR THAT WILL AID YOU TO
GET UP AND OUT OF THE CHAIR WITH MINIMAL EFFORT. HE THEN ASKS IF YOU WANT A MANUAL OR ELECTRIC MODEL.

5. PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE REMINDS ALL CITIZENS NOT TO GIVE OUT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE UNLESS YOU CAN CONFIRM THEIR IDENTITY. CALL WHATEVER AGENCY THE PERSON CALLING SAYS HE WORKS FOR AND ASK IF THESE ACTIVITIES ARE LEGITIMATE.

2 comments :

Anonymous said...

your medicare id number is the same as your social security number or your spouse's. hopefully people know never to give that to anyone they don't know.

Anonymous said...

So if you did get this call and you gave him the Insurance information,What can you do to stop it? I do believe I got scamed...