Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local News

March 7, 2013

Senior citizen issues scam alert

THOMASVILLE — A Thomas County man knew he did not need a new Medicare card, regardless of what a man who called him said.

Jack Hanyecz said the person who called requested banking information to issue the new card.

“They had my name, my wife’s name, our address and, undoubtedly, the phone number,” Hanyecz said.

Hanyecz, who hung up, does not have caller ID.

Several of his friends received similar calls.

Hanyecz warned other senior citizens not to fall for the scam.

He has had his Medicare card for 20 years, and a new one is not needed.

“I think something is going on, and people should be aware,” Hanyecz said.


Text Only
Local News
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

Do you believe President Obama's congressional opposition is fueled by racism?

     View Results
Sports Pulse
Must Read
Must Read