Beware of senior scams

To the editor:

In follow up to Chief Darin Perrotte, (“How to protect yourself from scams,” Enterprise, June 14) the following is a scam I posted on Facebook. Senior people should be warned:

“Warning! I got a call from South Dakota. I don’t usually answer these calls. The guy asked me if I received my new Medicare card yet, a plastic card. I said no. He asked me to get the one I have and read it to him … I said ‘I’m not giving you any information over the phone. Goodbye and don’t call again.'”

There is no plastic Medicare card. Sincerely,

Jennifer Zahn

Saranac Lake


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