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we got scammed

last wed we got a call from ''my dad nephew'' saying he was coming from mexico to texas well then he said he needed 5oo hundred dollars cus he got a car accident to make the story short this motherfucker wanted more money well my dad told him we did had no more money we tought our cousin was locked up well hes not we got scammed is WAS NOT MY DADS NEPHEW who called asking for the 500 dollars.

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Asked by haileysmommy11 at 3:18 AM on Jan. 4, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • So was it the nephew or is he locked up? Also who called YOU?

    Answer by Mrs.Norris at 3:30 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • is was not him at all we got scammed

    Comment by haileysmommy11 (original poster) at 3:46 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • You should have checked first.

    Answer by SAMNMAYASMOM at 3:46 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Unfortunately, this type of scam is getting more and more common.

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:08 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Always smart to check before sending money. You can't be scammed if you are smart and check things out.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:14 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I've seen this scam on the news before, someone pretends to be a relative to get money over the phone.

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 11:18 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I'm so sorry. I doubt you'll get your money back, but you should go to the police anyway.

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 2:28 AM on Jan. 5, 2011

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