Do you think I fell for a scam call at my job today?

At my retail job today, I answered the phone and it was some guy from some corporate company asking me if we sell facemasks, so I said yes, and then he ended the call with an enthusiastic “Goodbyyyyyyyyye!” And then after I hung up it hit me that it must have been one of those automated calls that try to trick you into saying the word “Yes”.  Do you think I just made my store a victim of fraud? Could I get in trouble if my managers find out I took the call?

Update:

@Matthew, I actually did say my name because aid answered the call like I always do. I work at a TJ Maxx by the way.  I said, “Thank you for calling TJ Maxx in (Insert Town) my name is (insert name), how may I help you?”

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    It's a very easy matter to find your name if another employee answers the phone and the person calling asks who he spoke with earlier.  I don't know if the other employee is more vigilant than you are and would refuse the info.

    Yes, I think you just ordered something.

  • 2 months ago

    It doesn't do the scamer any good to get you to say yes unless he can get you to say your name also. You need not worry

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