Fraudulent telemarketers often target unsuspecting consumers for scams. They may sound very friendly. Some even claim to be friends or family members in need of assistance. These are just ploys to try to get your money or personal information.
The best thing to do when you get these calls is to hang up immediately. Even better, if you have a caller ID system, don't answer calls from numbers you do not know.
If you are not already registered on the Do-Not-Call list, click here to learn how.