Scam

I got two Medicare-related scam calls this morning, on top of two or three more yesterday. They don’t give up easily.

During the first, I told the gal that the “harassing calls” need to stop. After the briefest of pauses, she replied, “I can save you $50….” I hung up before she could finish, saying, “Do not call here again!”

An hour later, a guy called. When I asked him what company he worked for, he answered, “I can’t tell you that.” My reply: “Then why are you calling me? If you don’t stop, I’ll get my lawyer involved.”

Of course, I don’t really “have” a lawyer. Maybe I should just mention that I’m not eligible for Medicare.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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