I got a really strange call yesterday. Someone called my office asking to speak to Crystal Coral. When I told them that there wasn’t a person by that name they asked if they had reached Ken Hamady, LLC. When I said, “yes” they insisted that there was a person by that name who worked here, and that Crystal was the ‘Report Manager’. When I asked them to spell the last name I realized they were talking about Crystal Corral. I explained to them that this was the name of a software package listed on my site, not the name of a person. We both had a good laugh and he went on to his next cold call.
But today I tried to find the web page that might be confusing people. I did a web search and was surprised to find a site called Jigsaw hosting a business card for Crystal Corral. She apparently works for me as my “Report Manager” and her address and phone number match my business. I think someone’s data scraper software might need some tuning.
Below the card there is some marketing text to explain why you should sign up for Jigsaw:
“… Jigsaw has the business contacts found nowhere else.”
Well at least they are telling the truth. This contact is certainly not found anywhere else.
[update 12/19/2012 – apparently they have removed Crystal’s business card from the site, but it still shows up in a Google search. ]