San Jose Mercury Newsscam

I was approached by a high school/foster kid. He said he got a scholarship to San Jose State for football. He was selling subscriptions for SJ Mercury News pay for my books for college. I'm willing to help foster kids. So I gave them a check for 25 but as he left I felt that something was off and put a stop pay on the check 5 mins later. After a week someone called saying that they are making sure my address was correct on the form for SJ news and SF chronical. First off the called ID was blocked so who's to say who it was. So I told her I put a stop pay on my check cause a scam has been going on in my area. She says "if this was a scam you would not be getting a phone call from us. We are hard working people and its scam that are making it hard for us. Just be mindful she said that we're hard working people." Yea hard working people calling from a blocked caller ID. After her speech she hung up

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