Originally Posted by Jack ffr1846
Don't even respond to them at all. Consider them phishing. Until you respond, they don't even know if they have found the right person.
We occationally get calls from debt collectors. The give us my grandfather's name and ask if they can speak to him or if we have assumed his liabilities. He died in 1972.
I wonder if someone used his identity or social security number after he died? I think this form of identity theft is called ghosting.