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  • M.U.
    Re: Vishing Scam
    Partner received text from Royal Mail requesting money for settlement of £2.99 on the following link: http://bit.ly/35G8D8U. Before they would deliver…
    13 January 2020
  • M.U.
    Re: Vishing Scam
    My partner has received a text saying " Your Royal Mail Parcel is due for delivery. Please confirm the settlement of £2.99(GBP) on the following…
    13 January 2020
  • Tiny
    Re: Vishing Scam
    I've received a text message saying it's from Royal Mail, it says there is an item waiting to be collected its gives a http link the rest of the text…
    16 December 2019
  • silvi
    Re: Safe Travel Gigolos
    Girls, never, never pay anything for a men...., it is the otherway around, they should be paying for everything, or, at least, sharing all…
    7 December 2019
  • Bandason
    Re: Vishing Scam
    I have been receiving emails saying I have sumsung galaxy s10 at one of the depots to say thank you for reaching a certain amount of parcels I…
    21 November 2019
  • Sensei
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Had a call from 01571981092 supposedly from sky. The man on the other end obviously of another country informed me that my broadband was running low.…
    14 November 2019
  • Jane
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Just had third phone call from 01604899316. Telling me I was due a refund of £205. I have never had sky. They gave a name and address of the previous…
    11 November 2019
  • Fred_UK
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    We have just had the same thing happen. On speaking with the bank, they have stated that the scammer could set up Direct Debits and maybe standing…
    30 October 2019
  • JohnG
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Had a call from 01582544397 saying it was Sky TV and that our current box was to be upgraded free of charge and when I said I didn't want to our…
    19 October 2019
  • Mickyladd
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    I received a text msg stating that I had a refund of £1.12 and to click on the link provided which would take me to the sky team to confirm my bank…
    12 September 2019
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