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  1.    16 Mar 2017 #11
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 906
    Win 10 Home

    just a moment whilst I switch my computer on, leave phone on desk and go on holiday!!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    28 Mar 2017 #12
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 48
    Windows 7

    I had a client who fell for the call and paid them $200 for 3 years of support. Two days later they called back, saying that they wouldn't be able to support her machine because it was too old. They offered to refund her money. As she watched, they (supposedly) refunded the payment back to her bank. When the transfer was complete, the guy on the other end starts to freak out. "Oh no! I can't believe it, I'm going to get fired!" He tells the woman that he mistakenly transferred $800 instead of $200 and if he doesn't get the extra $600 back immediately he'll lose his job. She bit, and sent him $600 by Moneygram or some such. A day later she finds out she's out $800.

    As she is relating this whole fiasco, it was all I could do to keep from screaming "ARE YOU F*CKING KIDDING ME!?"

    I'm going to get one of those air horns and keep it by the phone.

    If anyone is feeling spunky, here's a fresh number for one of those "services":

    It was working earlier today. Have fun!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    03 Apr 2017 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,431
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by MrWhoopee View Post
    I had a client who fell for the call and paid them $200 for 3 years of support. Two days later they called back, saying that they wouldn't be able to support her machine because it was too old. They offered to refund her money. As she watched, they (supposedly) refunded the payment back to her bank. When the transfer was complete, the guy on the other end starts to freak out. "Oh no! I can't believe it, I'm going to get fired!" He tells the woman that he mistakenly transferred $800 instead of $200 and if he doesn't get the extra $600 back immediately he'll lose his job. She bit, and sent him $600 by Moneygram or some such. A day later she finds out she's out $800.

    As she is relating this whole fiasco, it was all I could do to keep from screaming "ARE YOU F*CKING KIDDING ME!?"

    I'm going to get one of those air horns and keep it by the phone.

    If anyone is feeling spunky, here's a fresh number for one of those "services":

    It was working earlier today. Have fun!
    Just as long you don't blow the microphone on your phone !!
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
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