To the Editor:
I received a call from someone who said they were from the Social Security Administration. They asked me to verify my ID, and I told them that they called me so they should know my ID.
The caller then asked for the last four digits of my social security number. I refused to give it to them, and I told them to send me a certified letter if they had a problem.
The Social Security Administration will not call unless you have made contact with them first. If anyone gets a phone call and the person says they are from the Social Security Administration, it is a scam. Hang up, do not give any personal information, and contact your local Social Security Administration office as soon as possible.
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