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Restaurants warned about prank calls*

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      Over the past 24 hours, numerous Elk Grove restaurants have received prank phone calls from someone posing as a fire department or alarm company employee asking the restaurant to test their fire suppression system.  According to a joint press release issued by Cosumnes Fire and the Elk Grove police department, testing the suppression requires clean Read More …

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      More annoying that the “Is your refrigerator running?” joke. 8/

      The general rule we are taught when someone asks us to do something fundamental like this is to invite them over. Play the suck-up and offer to connect them with your boss in a way that would make you sound useful to the boss. If they don’t go for that, it is a scam. If they do, it comes across as good customer service and the boss can deal with the chance it is still a prank. 8)

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      Five Guys and Wendy’s fell for it. Jack in the Box and Panera Bread didn’t. They also called Boulevard Bistro too.

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      How could someone be so gullible to actually pull the handle? At no point did someone say “wait a minute,…”?

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      Pokeman brain mush. 8)

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      I read the pranksters also called Mimi’s, however, the manager only pulled the fire alarm. Their parking lot was empty yesterday around 5:00 with the exception of local news vans.

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