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mysillyolddad
Old 19-07-2012, 10:27 PM
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Default 02477240004 Who is this please

I have a brand new phone number that only two people have

Yet from the day I got it I have been receiving calls about reclaiming after an accident

I have registered with TPS and made a complaint to silentgard.com

Does anyone know who this is ?
I am getting calls every day and really want to get removed pronto
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Old 19-07-2012, 10:33 PM
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Looking at whocallsme.com it's an automated PPI reclaim thing
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Old 19-07-2012, 11:06 PM
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As been discussed before this will be a automated dialer going through thousands of consecutive numbers more than likely.
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Old 19-07-2012, 11:22 PM
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I dont even answer my phone anymore.They should be banned.
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Old 27-11-2012, 1:23 PM
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Thanks for the info. Just got a missed call from this number on my mobile. I've added it to the blacklist, so I'll never be disturbed by them again...
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Old 27-11-2012, 2:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mysillyolddad View Post
I have a brand new phone number that only two people have

Yet from the day I got it I have been receiving calls about reclaiming after an accident

I have registered with TPS and made a complaint to silentgard.com

Does anyone know who this is ?
I am getting calls every day and really want to get removed pronto
Next time, try Googling the number before posting on the MSE forum.
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Old 27-11-2012, 2:19 PM
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As said above the http://whocallsme.com/ site is great for checking such things.

Sadly once you get a number that is on certain lists the TPS and CTPS are useless. When we moved offices recently we were given a number from BT which was on many such lists and despite signing up for the CTPS we still receive about ten marketing or spam calls a week asking for the phones previous owner.
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Old 27-11-2012, 5:36 PM
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When you buy a new phone and are supplied with a number it may have been used by someone previously. They networks will often keep the number in suspense for a while before releasing it. However this will not stop auto/random diallers and nor will it stop the newstart scam marketing companies who buy cheap lists with out of date numbers.

The best ploy is to change your mindset when you receive these numbers. Instead of getting annoyed, get revenge by stringing them along if you are free to talk.
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Old 27-11-2012, 9:12 PM
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I dont even answer my phone anymore.They should be banned.
Yes they should be! Sometimes, I make a note of the number and ring it back, and it's dead! How can they be anonymous like this, when they invade MY privacy?! I have also registered with the TPS, but they cannot always help. When the number is dead when you call it back and you have no company number, they can't do anything about it.
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Old 27-11-2012, 11:58 PM
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I have a brand new phone number that only two people have
Any chance you have a smart phone? Some phones have blacklists, add the number to it and it won't bother you again.
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Old 29-11-2012, 10:57 AM
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Make a complaint to the ICO - they raided and shut down an office in Manchester who were doing a similar thing the other day.

Absolutely sick of unsolicited calls and texts to a private number but at least the ICO are doing something about it.
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Old 29-11-2012, 11:27 AM
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I admit it is extremely frustrating when getting calls from people like this. It seems everyone jumps on the band wagon of ppi reclaiming just to make a quick quid. Can't be bothered with companies like this. They set up quick and they close quick too - with a trail of debt behind them!!!
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25/10/2013 6,771.00 -28/11/2012 8,171.25 - 30/01/09 13,937.50 - 26/01/09 14,187.50
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Old 05-12-2012, 2:39 PM
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They just called me lol, got my phone on silent so didn't pick it up in time.
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Old 05-12-2012, 2:45 PM
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download an app called mister number and block it (android)
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