4/9/2021 3:32:14 PM
Section 4: National
Subject: Be Careful When You Contribute Msg# 1120757
Subject of this thread is: Be Careful When You Contribute
Thus seems such comments were relevant. Occasionally the Ocean Pines Police have issued warnings about local scams. I've found these to be helpful. And we've occasionally phoned them offering comments about some emerging local scams that seemed to be starting.
Helpful info exchanges about scams, are generally appreciated. Like your story of the poor guy hospitalized, yet victimized. Would not be a surprise if there was a go-fund-me to help that guy -- if his situation was nationally publicized.
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What does your response have to do with WinRed a Republican fundraising pac, or whatever it is?
People are reporting that their bank accounts have been lifted of up to $8000.
Stacy Blatt was in hospice care last September listening to Rush Limbaugh’s dire warnings about how badly Donald Trump’s campaign needed money when he went online and chipped in everything he could: $500.
It was a big sum for a 63-year-old battling cancer and living in Kansas City on less than $1,000 per month. But that single contribution — federal records show it was his first ever — quickly multiplied. Another $500 was withdrawn the next day, then $500 the next week and every week through mid-October, without his knowledge — until Blatt’s bank account had been depleted and frozen. When his utility and rent payments bounced, he called his brother, Russell Blatt, for help.