S02E021 - “Scam Calls Are Ramping it up For Summer w/ Gwynna Forgham-Thrift”

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Are you a creative engineer who recently lost a job? Are you an unemployed actor? Are you looking to get back at the “man”? Well this is your summer because scam call centers need smart, self-starters, and creatives like you!

Writer and comedian Gwynna Forgham-Thrift joins Caitlin to discuss the scam phone calls they receive on a daily basis. Unlike Caitlin’s Grandma, who puts those callers in their place, Gwynna engages in the most interesting conversations we’ve heard yet. How do you rescue an iPad from an oven? Also, did you know Publishers Clearing House still exists????? Find out more on this week’s episode!

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RESOURCES:

https://kfor.com/news/local/oklahoma-city-police-warn-about-hostage-scams/

https://www.nbc4i.com/news/investigates/better-call-4/better-call-4-how-to-avoid-getting-scammed-by-an-amazon-impersonator/

https://www.koaa.com/money/consumer/robocalls-and-scam-texts-pose-a-threat-this-summer-for-those-who-arent-prepared

https://www.wdam.com/2022/06/10/alert-forrest-county-reports-publishers-clearing-house-scam/

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/publishers-clearing-house-phone-scam/

https://www.usmarshals.gov/news/chron/2022/052022a.htm

https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdtx/pr/scammers-pretending-be-us-attorney-s-office-asking-money

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