Fake debt collectors harass Americans
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:00
- Date Jun 8, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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Phony debt collectors operate overseas are cashing in on americans' bank accounts just given them a call.
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-- anyway what's behind all this could happen to you I -- by Fox News legal analyst yourself.
Shouldn't be junior he should be let in because millions of people would get these calls and millions of dollars in business did and -- -- some outfit out of India.
Nick gets a hold your number is says that the federal department of crime prevention is gonna come -- house -- your family's house and a rescue.
Unless you pay -- debt.
That you don't really open isn't your first clue if it's the US government calling and it sounds like it's from India pilots and I think -- -- -- gonna Jerky Boys tape -- -- when I hear the guy calling.
But a lot of people get intimidated and upset because a voice comes on and we used to foreign voices on the phone with service centers.
And so someone says.
All the federal department crime to -- got to come to your house and the direction of his debt.
Don't speak to these people you don't all the money check with your own credit bureau and that there's some -- now if -- -- -- coldly -- Did collect the first think.
What's your name what's your address what's your number give it to me if I owe them money I'll pay it.
Number two stop speaking may be fun to play with these folks across the pond.
But don't do it don't give many personal information let's take poll what's your Social Security number give me your exact address give -- your MasterCard.
-- Contact that creditor if there's an actual creditor involved.
And then report to the Federal Trade Commission.
And your state attorney general because they're looking to indict these people the FBIs involved to bring civil suits in California.
And not the place if you're incredulous is this the -- -- my.
Well well it has bit and this is not so funny yet some people they -- actually might owe money to debt collection honors the -- not Vista and there.
But am -- up up and -- send it to India is not inappropriately you know with your day right at the cable -- -- debt.
No continued -- in -- is ridiculous these people belong in jail.
But don't be fooled by this folks say send you validation notice that please well come on now get a little -- I'm watching your television have cable at home yeah I put I gave a 120 million dollars to a Nigerian.
That they just email me was a mistake.
And no because you will make interest on that and and that's.
You I -- I -- that's a nice yes can I ask that they don't still making its legal counsel right after the break we'll.