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    kalkajim
    3-Maidenhead in my bank statement
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    • 9th Jul 10, 12:54 AM
    3-Maidenhead in my bank statement 9th Jul 10 at 12:54 AM
    I have checked my HSBC bank statement and found out that 3-maidenhead withdrew 0.50 pence. I don't live in Maidenhead. I wondered if 3-maidenhead has something to do with four unathorised cash withdrawls from my account. The pattern in withdrawals is this: the person ( fraudsater) withdrew twice in the space of one minute although s/he could withdraw once ( i.e. 50 pounds , rather than 30 pounds and 20 pounds. ) Anybody aware of fraud trend in the from of 3-maidenhead? Anybody know if any HSBC customer was robbed by 3-maidenhead 'scam'?
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  • DarkFallout
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    • 9th Jul 10, 1:02 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 1:02 AM
    Hutchison 3G UK Limited, Star House, 20 Grenfell Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 1EH
    • Paul_Herring
    • By Paul_Herring 9th Jul 10, 2:41 AM
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    Paul_Herring
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    • 9th Jul 10, 2:41 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 2:41 AM
    Anybody aware of fraud trend in the from of 3-maidenhead? Anybody know if any HSBC customer was robbed by 3-maidenhead 'scam'?
    Originally posted by kalkajim
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=31110655
    Conjugating the verb 'to be":
    o I am humble
    o You are attention seeking
    o She is Nadine Dorries
    • Fruit and Nut Case
    • By Fruit and Nut Case 9th Jul 10, 9:02 AM
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    Fruit and Nut Case
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    • 9th Jul 10, 9:02 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 9:02 AM
    I actually took a look at that thread and now my brain hurts. I think I may just hate you for that, Paul.
    • Paul_Herring
    • By Paul_Herring 9th Jul 10, 9:17 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 9:17 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 9:17 AM
    I didn't go past post#2.

    Yer welcome
    Conjugating the verb 'to be":
    o I am humble
    o You are attention seeking
    o She is Nadine Dorries
  • izools
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    • 9th Jul 10, 10:56 AM
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    • 9th Jul 10, 10:56 AM
    50p transactions are typically used in "One Check" when taking out a new mobile phone contract.

    Check your Experian file for any credit searches made by Hutchinson 3G UK Ltd as someone may have applied for a mobile phone contract in your name.
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  • VonnyP
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    • 4th Aug 11, 1:25 PM
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    • 4th Aug 11, 1:25 PM
    I have this on my bank statement when I top up my 3 internet dongle.
  • izools
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    • 4th Aug 11, 3:56 PM
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    • 4th Aug 11, 3:56 PM
    I didn't go past post#2.

    Yer welcome
    Originally posted by Paul_Herring
    Yeahman, seriously, what the frick is this supposed to mean?

    if you talk about other than the thread here i will return back to you the same
    Eh?
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    • the_insider
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    • 4th Aug 11, 5:31 PM
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    • 4th Aug 11, 5:31 PM
    It's the same as an online HMV purchase showing up as carried out in Guernsey, or ASDA in Leeds. It's just where the processing centre is registered (not necessarily based).

    Don't panic Mr Mainwaring!!
  • mitchlevy
    Hi Just checked my John Lewis credit card statement and found £15.00 a month has been taken from my card for the last 3 months by a company called 3-maidenhead cant find out what they are but am told its a scam, have had to cancel my card a real pain
    • meer53
    • By meer53 8th Mar 12, 6:17 PM
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    meer53
    Hi Just checked my John Lewis credit card statement and found £15.00 a month has been taken from my card for the last 3 months by a company called 3-maidenhead cant find out what they are but am told its a scam, have had to cancel my card a real pain
    Originally posted by mitchlevy
    3 Mobile. Like Vodafone, Orange, T Mobile etc ? They're based in Maidenhead, do you have a mobile with them ?
  • patchiron
    Hi
    It's used by Connect3 internet broadband when you top up an account.
  • JacksterD
    Three charge this when you take out a new contract with them. Three themselves aren't scamming you, but someone will have used your card to set up a new mobile contract. Check it out with Three and with your bank asap.
    • Ben8282
    • By Ben8282 29th Mar 12, 2:46 PM
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    I think it's quite funny the way the OP is so so concerned about the so-called '3-Maidenhead scam' which he claims has cost him 50p, and so apparently unconcerned about the 'unauthorised' cash withdrawals from ATM's .... love to know how he knows the exact time interval between the 'unauthorised' withdrawals as well. Yet he doesn't mention that his card may have been lost or stolen ....

    Love the way Newbie mitchlevy jumped on the bandwagon ...
    • Ben8282
    • By Ben8282 29th Mar 12, 2:54 PM
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    Ben8282
    Hi Just checked my John Lewis credit card statement and found £15.00 a month has been taken from my card for the last 3 months by a company called 3-maidenhead cant find out what they are but am told its a scam, have had to cancel my card a real pain
    Originally posted by mitchlevy
    Did you ever actually think to call your credit card company and ask for information about these transactions or dispute them if you didn't recognise them, before cancelling your card? You say you can't find out who they are from but who did you ask? 3 is a BIG giveaway especially if you have a 3 phone!
    Don't you remember topping up your mobile/taking out the contract? Who told you it's quite a scam? Your bank, kalkajim or Mr John Lewis?
  • Janapp
    If you do an internet top up for a 3G "pay as you go" internet dongle it will show 3-Maidenhead on the Bank/credit card statement.
  • Janapp
    3g
    Hutchison 3G UK Limited, Star House, 20 Grenfell Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 1EH
    Originally posted by DarkFallout
    3G, yes, thank you.
  • dalesrider
    Was going to post, then realised that thread started in 2010 and Op has never replied.....

    Time to put this to bed me thinks
  • andy200125
    i had this its from when i payed my 3 bill over the phone
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 17th Mar 13, 1:30 PM
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    jonesMUFCforever
    i had this its from when i payed my 3 bill over the phone
    Originally posted by andy200125
    Good for you.
    You may get a better response to your query if you post a new thread not on this old one.
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
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