by Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press
Make no mistake, scam calls aren’t going away. Nearly half of all calls to mobile phones are expected to be fraudulent in one way or another in 2019, according to First Orion, a provider of phone call and data transparency solutions.
Now, retirees and others need to be aware that fake phone calls could be from someone pretending to be from Social Security, too.
“The scammers are constantly changing their tactics,” Nofziger said. “Perhaps they’ve just changed their script.”
Scammers are getting ahead for two reasons: technology and tactics.