Lafayette, Louisiana – One of scammers’ most common tactics is to impersonate someone you trust. BBB Scam Tracker (www.BBB.org/ScamTracker) is getting reports of scammers impersonating cable company representatives.
Con artists claim to offer a great deal on your service, but it’s really a way to trick unsuspecting customers into shelling out hundreds of dollars for nothing.
How the Scam Works
You receive an unsolicited call offering you reduced rates on your cable bill. Speaking to the “customer service representative” may be quite convincing. Many scammers use the same hold music as big-name cable companies and duplicate a company’s caller…