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Who do you report scams to ?

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I recieved a letter this morning addressed to "The lady of the household " <<< <that's me. It told me i had won a prize and had to phone a 0845 no to claim. Alledgedly the prizes are don… Read More
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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
I recieved a letter this morning addressed to "The lady of the household " <<<
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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
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#1
The Queen of England
#2
Ommid
The Queen of England


:p very helpful thanks.
#3
there are a few websites dedicated to scams such as this with forums


just to mention there is a scam at the momenet someone ringing from sky asking people to confirm bank details for insurance or something as my mum had it night before last......
#4
casparwhite
there are a few websites dedicated to scams such as this with forums


just to mention there is a scam at the momenet someone ringing from sky asking people to confirm bank details for insurance or something as my mum had it night before last......


I would normally just laugh and sling it in the bin, but because i actually googled the house and then sat and thought someone in that place is ripping people off kind of got my heckles up.
#5
tinkerbell28
Report it to consumer direct, basically trading standards they always take an interest in stuff like this as they can link it to other consumer issues.
https://secure.consumerdirect.gov.uk/reportascam.aspx


Thanks for that link i'm on the case.
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queenlush
I would normally just laugh and sling it in the bin, but because i actually googled the house and then sat and thought someone in that place is ripping people off kind of got my heckles up.


can report it to the police also they have link on the site for stuff like this i think?
#7
casparwhite
can report it to the police also they have link on the site for stuff like this i think?


thanks but i've used the link from Tinkerbell, i think the police would be a bit extreme at this point.
#8
why don't you call the number and see what happens? its only an 0845 number so shouldn't cost much
#9
Send one back saying that THEY have won a prize...then put your local police station number on it!!!
#10
I'll bet its AMC offering you free gym membership!
#11
hassony
why don't you call the number and see what happens? its only an 0845 number so shouldn't cost much


i'm very tempted.......someone can buy the code off me if they want lol The prize exceeds £28 000 :whistling:
#12
dmtuk
Send one back saying that THEY have won a prize...then put your local police station number on it!!!

my local police station is never ever open lol
#13
queenlush
thanks but i've used the link from Tinkerbell, i think the police would be a bit extreme at this point.


yeah but if enough people report it something will get done.....maybes:thinking:

the police do have a dedicated internet fraud department believe it or not
#14
casparwhite
yeah but if enough people report it something will get done.....maybes:thinking:

the police do have a dedicated internet fraud department believe it or not


oh well it's reported now and we will see if i hear anything back
#15
queenlush
oh well it's reported now and we will see if i hear anything back


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#16
casparwhite
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_h7CJteTPowo/RxEdTAO99sI/AAAAAAAACT8/Ghw1sisH8JE/s400/flying_pig.jpg


true hun true

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