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Phishing and telemarketing telephone calls

On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 11:12 AM Jon Lewis <jlewis at lewis.org> wrote:
> I suspect the only sure way to identify them is to do
> business with them, i.e. buy that extended warranty on your car, or at
> least start walking through the process until either payment is made or
> they tell you who you'll have to pay.  I wonder, if you agree to buy the
> extended warranty, solely for the purpose of identifying them, can you
> immediately cancel it / dispute the charge?

Hmm. I wonder... if you get a one-time credit card number from your
bank and limit it to $1, do you get a charge declined message in your
log identifying the merchant?


William Herrin
bill at herrin.us