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Cell rings, caller ID shows my cell # and recording says it is AT&T Security and asks for ss#
On Wed. 6/22/16 my brother called me about something that happened with his cell phone (that is on my account). He said it rang at abut 9:20pm and caller ID showed his number - he answered and heard somethinig along the lines of "this is AT&T Security and the account is flagged we need last four of the primary account holder social security number" - so he hung up and told me.
Last night (Thursday 6/23/16) at 9:17pm I received the same call and it showed my cell # as the caller ID. I entertained the call by entering a fake 4 digits for the ss#. It then said it was incorrect and it beeped like a voicemail beep. So, I entered the same 4 bogus digits. Then, it asked for the passcode of the primary account holder so I entered a bogus 4 digits. Same thing - it said incorrect and beeped so I re-enetered the digits. It then said that the flag has now been removed.
I immediately called Care who did nothing except refer me to the Fraud group at 877-844-5584 but they were closed at 9pm. I just called that number today and they were unable to do anything as they explain they deal with things like subscription fraud.
Nonetheless I posted the scam to my Facebook just so others would be aware (although I don't think they would be stupid enough to give up their personal information). A couple of my friends said that they have received the same call in the past couple of weeks. I hope you guys can find 'em and shut 'em down! Thanks.