Scammers have set their sights on Spectrum customers, offering a misleading promise of significant bill discounts.
These fraudsters deploy an automated call that informs customers they are eligible for a 50% discount on their Spectrum bill, urging them to call back at a specified number.
However, the major giveaway of this scam is their payment method of choice: gift cards, notorious for being untraceable and a common tool among scammers.
Digging deeper into the deception, the scammers exhibit a level of sophistication, mimicking authentic automated messages and even posing as representatives from Spectrum’s Promotions Department.
Officials say scams should be reported to local law enforcement and the businesses being faked.
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