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Please do not reply to this message if you received it on your phone today; the explanation is below

Please do not reply to this message if you received it on your phone today; the explanation is below.


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https://theconversation.com/message-sent-received-but-no-instant-reply-how-does-that-make-you-feel-101110

This email, which asks for your personal information in exchange for a free car, is probably the work of con artists. Consequently, you shouldn't even attempt to reply to them.

I provided him my name and contact information to use as a personal reference when he called to let me know I had won the automobile. My suspicions were piqued after he requested my Social Security number and bank account details, so I requested to be excused.

In this day and age, when identity thieves are always coming up with new ways to steal your information, you should never hand out sensitive information over the phone to an unknown individual. Since then, I haven't returned his calls.

This tactic is commonly used by con artists, with the most well-known scheme giving a phone and two T-shirts in exchange for the victim's payment for airtime.

Do not reply to any text messages with the formatting 079/082 or a similar one. A landline is far superior to a cell phone if you need to do business while in the office.

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