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Arizona woman scams her telephone scammer

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A horn blows, followed by an automated voice saying, "This is your captain calling!"  You've won a cruise! 

But actually no, you didn't. 

A similar call may tell you you're headed to Disneyland! But you didn't win anything. 

There are also the bogus charities and offers to make tons of cash working from home. 

All of these fakers are out to get your money and personal information. 

"The caller may be asking for a processing fee in order to get your personal banking information or they simply want the processing fee and have no intention of providing you with the vacation, Ontario's Ministry of consumer services says on its website. 

"Do not give out personal information such as credit card numbers or bank account numbers. Thieves can use your personal information to steal your identity." 

You might just hang up if you're aware this is all an elaborate trick, but one Arizona woman decided to have fun with the situation. 

She played along, messing with her scammer and put the exchange on YouTube. 

The video is about 12 minutes long and contains some adult language.
   

Amy Wellman received a call informing her she won $8,000 for no reason at all. All Wellman needed to do to get the money from the U.S. Government Treasury Grant Department - which is not a real thing - is provide her bank account information. 

The 24-year-old from Scottsdale continued to troll the scammer with questions like, "It doesn't matter that I am a criminal though, right?" 

"When you receive it you have to use only a good purpose," the scammer says. "Not for bad purposes like drugs." 

"The name of [my] bank is Piggy Bank," Wellman says when asked.

After being asked what type of account that is, she responds with, "I guess you'd call it a savings account. I've saved up a lot in my piggy bank."

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