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  • Community News: Bogus calls VISA

    ReneeL @ReneeL Orpington updated 1 year ago

    We got an automated call saying £600 had been used on VISA, at the end of this a man started to speak. Suspecting it could be a scam I asked to ring him back, the line went dead.
    The automated call sounded very convincing!!

    • 1 year ago

      We get loads of those...sometimes 6 a day but they only get through to the answer rmachine ;-)

    • 1 year ago

      Main thing to remember is that if Visa or Barclaycard suspect an unusual payment it is a fully autom..

    • 1 year ago

      Ever since TalkTalk got scammed, 2 yrs back at least, I get a call from scammers every day, even tho..

    • 1 year ago

      TPS is only good for calls made from the UK. They can't do anything about calls from overseas.

    • 1 year ago

      Just been told that an elderly person my sister knows in a retirement flat has been scammed out of £..

    • 1 year ago

      that is bad. Hope the police get some good leads

    • 1 year ago

      Since I bought BT Guardian phones, it’s all but cut 99% of these calls out. One can also go to the w..