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    Shit guys. I'm freakin out. Tonight, my roommate received a call from the government about his eligibility to be sent overseas. They told him to pack up some stuff, and they'd call him back to let him know for sure in a couple hours. Then they called back and asked him for his SS# and some other questions. Fuck I'm kinda scared that I'll be called too, but if I am, I'm prepared to serve the country.
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    Yikes! Is he a reservist? Or was this outta the blue?
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    Out of the blue. Thing is...21 yr olds, are 2nd priority with 20 year olds being first. I know there isn't a draft, but shit. What the hell is going on!?!?!?
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    That SERIOUSLY sounds like a scam - someone trying to steal identities with SSNs! [img]smilies/eek.gif[/img]

    The government doesn't have authorization to call non-reservists, I don't believe. There is no draft; there's no reason for them to call.

    This definitely doesn't sound like the real deal at ALL.
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    It does sound a bit shonky doesnt it - the only other possibillity I can think of is some kind of statistical data gathering, so they have some current figures on hand. Even so, the requirement for a SSN is a bit odd.

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    Yep, looks like some guy's trying to steal a bunch of identities.

    Time to call the FBI or the police it looks like, Tim [img]smilies/eek.gif[/img]
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    Thanks for the advice...I'm going to let my roommate know right away. The thing is, they even left a message, and he called them back. When he asked where he'd go, they said Virginia.
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    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    Yeah Tim, call the FBI ASAP! You cannot be cold-drafted. We have rights under the Selective Service laws, and someone asking for a soc # over the phone is gonna turn up as a major league crime in this situation.

    If you're on campus, contact the authorities there, as well as local police.
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    Well, Jenny's friend Tracy...her Dad is a retired FBI agent. We're gonna get ahold of him tomorrow and talk to him and escalate this shit. Gotta do it tomorrow...too late now. But I guess we can call the Chicago police to make them aware of it.
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    Another thing worth adding...

    Even if it WAS the military...they should already have all his information..including SSN. So why ask?
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    The Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets whatever you want to call them, have NEVER displayed "SOX" anywhere on their caps, jerseys, or merchandise, therefore they shouldn't be referred to as such. However, the White Sox have used "SOX" since 1912.

    The SOX are in Chicago...we just allow the Pilgrims/Americans/Somersets to use the name.

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    Interesting...

    This would most likely fit better in the WTC/Pentagon Forum, so I'll move it there.

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