Quinlan, TX asked in Civil Litigation for Texas

Q: Will a process server, call from a private number, and tell me to call another number for further questions? Or is scam?

The only word I literally said was hello, then my voice echoed in the background as if I were on speaker. He said he had my name and social security number were in front of him, and he was calling because I had an open claim against me, that he was gonna serve me papers at my house, and for further questions, please call such and such number. I don't even remember the number, nor was I able to get more than just hello in to ask questions. He never said my name, my social, where he was from, what it was about, no case number, nothing. Just a phone number I can't remember. At the end, he said you have been notified, good luck. He never asked me for anything, but he sounded official. Does it sound like a scam? It didn't last more than 10 seconds, and I can't think of any logical reason I'd be sued. Havent been in a car wreck for 5-6 years, that lawsuit was settled, i dont have a criminal record, and I don't have any large debt.

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes, this sounds like a scam.

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