The scam: Kathy, a We’ve Got Your Back reader, called to let us know about a strange little robocall she received that was a scam or a new example of scareware. It shows that e-scammers are going to roll with technology to find new opportunities to get in your bank account.
How it works: Kathy’s automated caller encouraged her to call a number because her psychologist had been ”selected to be placed on the first page of Google.” If she paid a $10 fee, that would help secure his place on the first page of the search engine, which is valuable real estate to claim.
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Special thanks to Tim Darragh of the Morning Call for reporting this. Great scam alert.Interesting Scam to Get People You Know to Get You on the Front Page of Google by Steve Rhode