TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 14)—Bridgestone/Firestone is warning consumers about con artists who identify themselves over the phone as BFS representatives, tells consumers they are eligible for money under a tire recall, then take consumers´ Social Security and bank account numbers to "confirm their eligibility." The tire maker is contacting consumer service agencies in every state to warn of the scam, said a spokesman for the Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commission. Reports of the con have come from California, Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana and New York, he added.
BFS warns consumers about phone con
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