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Young Republicans doing ROBO calls asking for donations in Charlotte NC.
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Posted on 12/15/2017 8:06:40 AM PST by tired&retired

Had several ROBO calls over the past two days from 704-935-5630, Kannapolis, NC identifying themselves as Young Republicans. They were soliciting donations.

This is an exchange in the Charlotte NC area. I do not live near there.

I think it was a scam as the woman was very rude on the phone as I explained that after Alabama I only give directly to the candidate, not to the Party.

Is this even legal?


TOPICS: North Carolina; Parties
KEYWORDS: republicans
Forgive me if this is an inappropriate post. As a retired forensic CPA I tend to smell frauds.
1 posted on 12/15/2017 8:06:40 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: tired&retired
Thanks. In Charlotte. Have added to my contact list so I'll know who's calling...and can give them the same deserved treatment you did.👍
2 posted on 12/15/2017 8:10:51 AM PST by moovova
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To: tired&retired

Well...lotsa people call asking for dollars....who knows if they are legit...but, like you, we give directly to CANDIDATES!


3 posted on 12/15/2017 8:11:00 AM PST by goodnesswins (There were 1.41 MILLION NON Profit orgs in 2013 with $1.73 TRILLION in REVENUE)
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To: tired&retired

Sounds suspicious for sure.


4 posted on 12/15/2017 8:11:14 AM PST by Enchante (FusionGPS "dirty dossier" scandal links Hillary, FBI, CIA, Dept of Justice... "Deep State" is real)
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To: tired&retired

Liberals are scammers, liars and most of the sexual abusers and the majority of prison inmates.

We need to set up a Republican clearing house for these types of concerns...


5 posted on 12/15/2017 8:17:48 AM PST by GOPJ (EVERY hellhole in the world is run by self appointed 'elites'...think about THAT FBI traitors.)
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To: tired&retired

I’ve found it best just to hang up on all solicitations.


6 posted on 12/15/2017 8:21:43 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Menehune56

yup, if I see a ph# I don’t recognize, I hit the green button and then immediately hit the red button(cordless phone or cell phone). That way they can’t even leave a message.


7 posted on 12/15/2017 8:31:33 AM PST by Pollard (TRUMP 2020)
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To: tired&retired

You could always contact the YR [through the GOP committeeman and let the know someone was soliciting in the group’s name and you suspect the solicitor was a scammer.]

I usually just tell phone solicitors to send snail mail so I can see who they want the check written to... legit ones will do that.


8 posted on 12/15/2017 8:41:03 AM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: sauropod

Bkmk


9 posted on 12/15/2017 8:55:10 AM PST by sauropod (I am His and He is mine.)
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To: tired&retired

Whether it’s illegal or not doesn’t matter.

NEVER donate to anyone that calls you. NEVER.

.


10 posted on 12/15/2017 9:01:37 AM PST by Mears
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YES, it’s why we just got my 91 year old MIL a new Jitterbug phone, with a new number, and she’s moved to a new address....she answered every call for money..not with a lot, but regularly sending checks. Luckily she was smart enough not to give her credit card over phone, which they asked for. aaagggghhhh.


11 posted on 12/15/2017 9:04:17 AM PST by goodnesswins (There were 1.41 MILLION NON Profit orgs in 2013 with $1.73 TRILLION in REVENUE)
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To: Menehune56

I have had a number of calls this year that go like this:

Hello- This is ________ from ‘the fulfillment center’.

I NEVER do any online shopping. I do buy horse supplies from a catalog, but I call them directly. They know me there. I get their catalogs regularly.

I do NOT do any online banking nor do I ‘check’ my balance online. I know MY balance-—I look at my checkbook register for that.

These are scam calls & I immediately hang up. I do not have caller ID, so am not sure where they are originating.


12 posted on 12/15/2017 9:32:33 AM PST by ridesthemiles (uen)
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To: tired&retired

> As a retired forensic CPA I tend to smell frauds.

So they probably were associated with the party.


13 posted on 12/15/2017 10:05:31 AM PST by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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To: tired&retired
My house phone is through Comcast - and I blocked the allowed number of callers on Comcast, filled my Panasonic phone block (250 numbers) and have since signed with nomorerobo through Comcast (free with Comcast). It blocks all unidentified numbers and seems to be working quite well.

And I have an unlisted number - cannot imagine what it would be like with a published number.

14 posted on 12/15/2017 11:13:51 AM PST by Abby4116
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two elderly women I know with still published home phone numbers get multiple calls a day even while being on the so-called no call list.


15 posted on 12/15/2017 2:25:00 PM PST by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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The Do Not Call list doesn't do much good. Before I started on the nomorerobo I was getting 3 calls from the same number 2 minutes apart.

It is sad to think of the number of people who are being scammed by these callers.

16 posted on 12/15/2017 5:12:59 PM PST by Abby4116
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