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Elly Andrews <[log in to unmask]>
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I received a call as well.  I knew something was up when she started
yawning and sounded like she was calling from a speaker phone.  I asked her
a few questions and she hung up.

Elly Andrews
Northeast Harbor Library

On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Jennifer L. Scott <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> She's givin' all Katies a bad rap. Could you make her your mortal enemy and
> destroy her?
> Hahaha. Oh, Friday! Stay warm!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Katie Conner
> Sent: Friday, December 29, 2017 9:48 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] "katie from copier service" -- has she called you?
>
> Yup, she called here yesterday afternoon and I happened to be at the front
> desk so I got the call. We had a great bit of Inception-esque back and
> forth
> where we both called each other by "first name" and then I asked her
> several
> different ways to tell me exactly what number she wanted and from which
> printer and where on the copier it was found and how many digits, etc--
> before I finally asked her to repeat where she was calling from. Immediate
> hangup. Oh, Katie, don't be like that . . .
>
>
> Katie Conner
>
> Library director
>
> Brewer Public Library
>
> 100 South Main St.
>
> Brewer, ME 04412
>
> (207) 989-7943
>
> [log in to unmask]
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Thu, 28 Dec 2017 21:26:56 +0000
> From:    "Fisher, Adam C." <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: "katie from copier service" -- has she called you?
>
> This scam works well with big companies with accounts payable departments.
> They want to send you unsolicited toner and then will bill you for what
> they
> send.
>
> In a large organization, people are less inclined to question where the
> delivery came from or why the order was placed and send the bill off to A/P
> for payment.
>
> The worst thing that is going to happen is you are going to get a bunch of
> overpriced toner sent your way and you can refuse delivery or return to
> sender without paying postage.
>
> If you are getting bugged by telemarketers or scammers, forward the calls
> or
> refer them to your "office manager" Lenny.  The number to call is:
> 1-347-514-7296.
>
> Lenny is an automated system that will allow you the satisfaction of
> knowing
> that you pulled one over on the bad guys.  Try it yourself if you want a
> laugh.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Susan Taylor
> Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:17 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [MELIBS-L] "katie from copier service" -- has she called you?
>
> She's called here twice in the last couple of weeks.  All she ever wants is
> the model number of the copier.  I figure they can find that out by walking
> in, so why not say.  Anything more specific they don't get.
>
> Susan Taylor
> Edythe Dyer Library
> 269 Main Rd. N.
> Hampden, ME
> 207-862-3550
>
> A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.~Carl Sagan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Grow Mary
> Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:07 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MELIBS-L] "katie from copier service" -- has she called you?
>
> She's called me twice so far this afternoon, sounding like two different
> women.  The first time she introduced herself & asked for numbers off the
> front of my copier.  I asked what copier.  She said "The big free-standing
> one." I asked "What kind?"  She hung up.The second Katie introduced herself
> & I told her she'd just called me.  She hung up.Unless someone has
> information to persuade me otherwise, I'm treating the calls as spam or
> scams.Thanks --Mary GrowLibrarianAlbert Church Brown Memorial Library
>



-- 
Eleanor Andrews
Library Director
207-276-3333

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