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Old 10-18-06, 08:04 PM
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Question about possible scam

Yesterday I received a letter in the mail with my banks logo in the corner. I opened it up to find out it was an advertisement, up in the right corner was a number to call. 1-888-5-OPTOUT (1-888-567-8688), the number claimed if I called, and give them my info I would be removed from there mailing list for any advertisements up to 5yrs. So I called up, and went through the automated prompts. After I hung up I started thinking was this legitimate, why did they need my Social Security number and DOB to take me off a list. So guys should I be worried ? Did I get scammed ?
Old 10-18-06, 08:12 PM
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No, that's the legitimate Opt Out number. http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/...optoutalrt.htm
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You still should never have to give your SS... right? That does seem fishy for advertising.

Nevermind, read that link. Guess the social is required.
Old 10-18-06, 08:24 PM
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Thanks FinkPish, that was a load off my mind.

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