Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!Good idea Ted.
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!I had a text this morning allegedly from HSBC telling me my account had been frozen and to release I was to contact this Email address. Was I suspicious? of course I was ..i've never had any accounts or dealings with HSBC.
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!The most recent one I remember was purportedly from Virgin Media.
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!Good idea Ted, I always try to keep up to date with the latest scams, and I will always read posts identifying the latest ones....
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!Believe NOTHING you get in an email and delete without opening unless you know for sure who it is. Believe NOBODY who rings you on a landline or SMS you on a mobile if you don't know who they are. If they really want you they will write to you with an identify address. It's like cyber COVID. I personally don't have a bar of internet banking. I can do without it.
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!I believe that I have said it before. I am bored at the present time, so when I get a scam phone call, I Ďplayí with them for as long as I can. Oh yes I have given fake bank details, of banks that I donít have accounts with.
Re: Seen A Scam? Warn us if you have!I recall when all this telephone 'scam' business first started, I had a friend who had just started his own small business. As his telephone number was widely advertised he was getting many scam calls every day, a real annoyance anyway but worse if existing and prospective customers couldn't get though, plus he had to stop working to answer the phone. One time I was with him in his office when a call from one of these 'scam' callers came through, his answer went like this: