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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Scam-Alert: Phony phone spoofing imitating Da Horsey

Phone scam mimics the phone number of the Stable but isn't Da Horsey

Well you never know who you will annoy enough to come up with another angle to initiate personal attacks but today was the day. Hey Da Horsey has been cursed, threatened, assaulted, had false charges filed in multiple court actions but today was a new one.

A person with a long history of political activism contacted Da Horsey to ask if a call had been placed just earlier to them.  As it turns out, the call was never made from the stable but was in fact a phone call spoofer.  

Hello, this is Da Horse... except it's not.
Some scammer is trying to make trouble pretending to be MSV.
Not cool and spoofing someone's phone in such a manner is...
you guessed it, illegal. 


Spoofing a phone isn't difficult these days. The act is basically taking a known number and having the real number camouflaged using software or a third party product before placing the call to an unsuspecting victim.  In this instance, a conversation continued for a short spell before the person on the receiving end of the spoof call was shocked at being cursed at before the conversation quickly ended.

The phony calls are continuing as of 6:30 PM.

Keep it up and you'll find yourself answering to the Hoboken Police Department or another law enforcement agency not of your choosing.

Good luck and good night.

Update: 7:50 - Based on the numerous victims the culprits have been reduced to a certain Beth Mason political operative working on behalf of the Ruben Ramos campaign who also has publicly signed on to Vision 20/20.

Expect a knock on the door buddy. Ding-dong, it ain't Avon calling.

Mayor Zimmer kickoff invitation next Wednesday at Littletown

Mayor Dawn Zimmer's re-election campaign announces:


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Dear Horsey,

Please join me for my re-election Kick-off event to launch my campaign and announce our winning Council ticket!

Mayor Dawn Zimmer's Re-election Kickoff
When:  6:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14th
Where: Littletown NJ, Sinatra Drive (between 3rd & 4th)

Many great things have been happening in Hoboken from parks renovations and the opening of new parks to cool concerts, to more mundane things like simply rooting out corruption and restoring government integrity.

Oh yeah, saving our hospital while getting the City off the hook for a $52 million bond guarantee! 

My Council team and I need your support so that together we can continue focusing on making Hoboken the best place in the world to live.

We have launched our new campaign website at dawnzimmer.com.  Please check it out and visit the web site to keep track of what is going on with the campaign.

Please come out next Wednesday with your friends for a good time at a great new Hoboken waterfront venue and to show your support.

Together we can keep the positive change going!

Thanks!

Dawn


Dawn Zimmer for Mayor
http://www.dawnzimmer.com/

Mayor presents Hoboken Resiliency & Readiness Plan

Mayor Dawn Zimmer presented an initial plan for Hoboken last night at the City Council meeting aiming to prepare the City for future Superstorm Sandy type events.  In the fall, events will be scheduled to discuss with the public.


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