WASHINGTON – Now that’s how you deal with a scammer!
FOX 5’s Jeannette Reyes pulled out her ‘anchor voice’ to turn the tables on a would-be swindler.
Jeannette says she recently got a call from a phone spammer who said she would be arrested if she didn’t pay an outstanding balance in her name of over $2,700.
Of course this was all a lie — and Jeannette knew it! Right away she came up with a plan to deal with the fraudster.
When the scammer asked for her credit card number — she gave it to him — in her best ‘anchor voice!’
“3..2..1…good evening, we are live on television right now with an investigation into scam callers. We have the FBI on the line. They are tracking this phone number as we speak….