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    Who do you report scams to ?

    I recieved a letter this morning addressed to "The lady of the household "

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    The Queen of England

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    Ommid;6256295

    The Queen of England



    very helpful thanks.

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    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......

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    casparwhite;6256314

    there are a few websites dedicated to scams such as this with forumsjust … there are a few websites dedicated to scams such as this with forumsjust 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.

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    tinkerbell28;6256336

    Report it to consumer direct, basically trading standards they always … 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;6256353

    I would normally just laugh and sling it in the bin, but because i … 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?

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    casparwhite;6256363

    can report it to the police also they have link on the site for stuff … 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.

    why don't you call the number and see what happens? its only an 0845 number so shouldn't cost much

    Send one back saying that THEY have won a prize...then put your local police station number on it!!!

    I'll bet its AMC offering you free gym membership!

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    hassony;6256464

    why don't you call the number and see what happens? its only an 0845 … 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:

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    dmtuk;6256519

    Send one back saying that THEY have won a prize...then put your local … 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

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    queenlush;6256435

    thanks but i've used the link from Tinkerbell, i think the police would … 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

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    casparwhite;6258742

    yeah but if enough people report it something will get … 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

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    queenlush;6259035

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



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    casparwhite;6259065



    true hun true
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