Iraq: Red Cross Scam

“Apparently there is a new scam going on where someone pretending to be the Red Cross calls the wife of a deployed service member in Iraq. They notify the wife that the husband has been hurt and has been sent to Germany for treatment, but that he cannot receive treatment until the paperwork is correct. They then ask to verify the service-member's name and social security number….and boom! Their identity is stolen,” writes Delal at Turkish Delight.

2 comments

  • F. Wolf

    After everything Military families go through and now they have to endure this as well. Scamming and stealing the identity of a Military person is one of the lowest most cold hearted things that these low life’s could think up.

  • […] Iraq: Red Cross Scam Global Voices Online – Cambridge,MA,USA by Amira Al Hussaini “Apparently there is a new scam going on where someone pretending to be the Red Cross calls the wife of a deployed service member in … […]

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