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Scammers Fake Caller ID to Pose as Health Care Providers

From: Attorney General Roy Cooper Alerts Scammers fake Caller ID to pose as health care providers Watch out for crooks manipulating Caller ID to pose as hospital staff or health insurance representatives. Scammers are using this ploy to try to pry Social Security numbers and other private, confidential information from you or to sell you products. North Carolinians living in the Onslow County area recently got calls like these from scammers posing as officials with Onslow Memorial Hospital or TRICARE, which provides health insurance for members of the military. While former patients sometimes get legitimate follow-up calls from the hospital to check on their status or to get insurance inform

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