There are plenty of people who lose a regretful amount of money to scammers that can never be made whole again, said Joanne Ryan, 65, of New Bern. 

Luckily, she avoided the impact of losing money to a fraud attempt, but she receives calls constantly from various scammers. 

“I have gotten so aggravated with the amount of calls we’ve gotten with our landline,” Ryan said. 

On July 29, 2021, Ryan reported to the Better Business Bureau of a call she received from someone who identified as a Suddenlink employee in reference to upgrades in her area. She assumed this was true because she recently received mail from the company that stated they were updating the system. 

The scammer asked her various questions about her TV service to play the part in the story. 

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