Bank of America ‘impersonator’ phone call includes ‘spoofed’ name on caller ID

A phone call that included Bank of America on the caller ID convinced a Flagler County woman to give the last four-digits of her social security number to an apparent bank imposter.

The request for Ruth Brown’s personal information came from a woman who claimed to be a bank security representative with the bank.

“If it had just been a toll-free number with no name or any ID, I never would have answered it to begin with,” Brown told News 6.

According to Brown, the call came on Friday, Sept.1, and the woman asked for her by name and claimed she couldn’t give

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