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New Episodes Arrive April 27

4/13/2018
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Starting April 27, more victims share their stories on The Perfect Scam.

Duration:00:00:11

Alex Goldman’s Call Center Scam

4/6/2018
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Alex Goldman is the host of the Reply All podcast. When he gets a peculiar phone call from someone claiming to be from Apple tech support, Alex quickly realizes it’s a scam — and he wants to learn more about the scam artist and the industry he works in. Alex goes on a deep dive into the shady world of call centers and makes some startling discoveries.

Duration:00:34:12

Martha’s Jury Duty Scam

4/6/2018
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Martha gets a message from the police department saying she's missed jury duty and there’s a warrant out for her arrest. In order to avoid being arrested, she needs to send $1,000 to the courthouse immediately. Wanting to do the right thing and not get in trouble with the law, Martha follows the instructions from the man on the phone. After a frantic chase around town — in which she purchases reloadable money cards and fears the police are following her — Martha sends the money.

Duration:00:34:33

Grandparent Scam

4/6/2018
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Richard is a retired journalist who receives a call from someone claiming to be his grandson in jail. The young man on the other end of the line tells Richard he needs money to help him get out. By asking the right questions and not giving in, Richard discovers the man is a con artist.

Duration:00:28:42

AARP Presents The Perfect Scam

3/21/2018
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Coming soon from AARP, The Perfect Scam launching Friday April 6th, 2018.

Duration:00:02:21

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