You think it’s your friend calling, but it’s actually this growing phone scam
Jun 12, 2018 • CNBC
June 12, 2018
Rebecca Schulte, 24, was at her apartment in West Hollywood, California, when she received a call from a familiar area code. She picked up.
“I’m on the side of the road, there’s been a really bad car accident,” a man said. He told her he’d found her number in the injured man’s phone.
Rebecca knew her father had been driving, and in a panic she asked if it was him: “Is it Brian?”
“Is your name Brian?” she could hear the man ask…