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  • Cadbury
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Call from " sky". My breakdown ! First clue GOOD AFTERNOON It was 11 am Cover is ending. Buy now £150 for two years. Cannot pay direct debit. But one…
    18 June 2019
  • jacques73
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Just had a call from a person named Kelly who said she was from Sky maintenance and that my cover was about to expire. Said they were doing a deal on…
    30 May 2019
  • Norbs
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Call from ‘Sky tv’, we will change your box because we have had lots of complaints about it. Security check - what is your date of birth? OK because you…
    23 May 2019
  • Dusty
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Call from 01254 786422 stating calling from sky to say they had been having difficulties with sky boxes and they were updating a they would send out a…
    14 April 2019
  • Doccon
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Just had a Man claiming to be from Sky telling me I was about to receive a new sky box it would arrive Staurday as SKY had received many compliants…
    10 April 2019
  • Ray
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Just had Indian lady claiming to be from Sky telling me I was about to receive a new sky box....I was asked my d.o.b and sort code(for verification) I…
    16 March 2019
  • Cols
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Had a phone call from "Sky Protect" today offering a huge discount on Sky equipment insurance. "Paul" wanted my card numbers. I refused to give them,…
    4 February 2019
  • Oggy
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Received a phone call from Indian lady called 'Lara" at 8:45am purporting to be from Sky. I have a refund due of £202 it seems but first can I confirm…
    10 October 2018
  • Sal
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Had a call today from a Indian lady saying I overpaid my sky bill by £202 she then asked my dob then requested the expiration date of my card I asked…
    7 September 2018
  • SimplyMe
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    Just received same call purporting to be from Sky Refund Department. When I said I had something to tell him (i.e. not a Sky customer) he hung…
    23 August 2018
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