The Transylvania Times -

Medicare Scam Alert!

 

September 3, 2018



New Medicare cards are being mailed to participants, replacing the old number, which was based on Social Security numbers. Be aware that the bad guys are already working this opportunity and are calling people, pretending to be Medicare, hoping to get your new Medicare number. Do not give it to them!

The new number does not have to be activated. Medicare is not going to call you about it. Other versions of this scam evidently involve requests for money, and or threats to cancel your Medicare if one does not comply with their demands.

I reported this scam to Medicare, who did not seem conc...



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