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Connelly: Beware the blitz of Social Security scam phonecalls

Seattle PI

Eight times in a single day last week, on both my cell phone and land line, an authoritative recorded voice told me he was calling from Social Security and that my number had been suspended because of criminal activity.

I was given a number to call -- actually, four numbers overall -- to "verify" my number so it could be reinstated.


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