11/27/2013 01:43:35 AM EST
My house has been receiving the same Microsoft scam calls from a telephone with no caller ID. In each case, the caller was a male with a heavy Indian accent.
Yesterday, my wife answered the phone, and she said politely not to call again, and to take us off his list. The Indian person didn't care and was really nasty and profane. He threatened my wife and when I got on, he was belligerent and continued to threaten me and my family. This Indian telemarketer was laughing, saying "What can you do? I can say anything to you, your wife, your kids, and the rest of your family, and you can't do anything."
I'm trying to track this company down, and the sad part is, calling my phone company, Verizon, was no help. They gave me the run around, and in effect said that they can't help me. I don't know where to proceed next. I'm sure when we get home, the same Indian company will call back saying the call is coming from "Microsoft". Sometimes the caller is female. In most cases, the caller is male, and in all cases, they downright nasty, and speak with a very heavy Indian accent.
I'm sure that they get through and end up successfully scamming a small percentage of their calls. Since they're calling from a foreign country (India), whatever information or money they extract from their victims, may not even be illegal in their homeland.
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