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Last week I almost got scammed out of $249. I got a call from what the guy said was DirecTV, and he informed me of a great rate on my satellite service that would be a one-time charge of $249, and my service charge would not go up for the next five years. Well, I should have known better, but he was very convincing. Then he told me to turn off my TV — which should have been a red flag, and he would reset the satellite box and all I had to do was give him my credit card info, so I did.

Later, I got very suspicious, so I called DirectTV and reported this, and they said they do not call customers...