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BEWARE-mobile phone contract fraud

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A person cold calls you purporting to be from a well known organisation. Maybe a phone network or retailer such as currys.

They sound convincing and offer to beat your current contract AND send you the latest model phone, ie something nice from samsung or whatever.

Put the phone down. Its a scam, they will sign you up for multiple phone contracts AND steal the phones that they have signed you up for.

EG

 Burnley man arrested as police raid homes over phone contract scams - LancsLive
Feudal Britain needs land reform. 70% of the land is "owned" by 1 % of the population and at least 50% is unregistered (inherited by landed gentry). Thats why your slave box costs so much..

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  • tempus_fugit
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    Good advice, though it wouldn't catch me out as I have a no tolerance policy to cold callers and this one fits the usual MO for these type of scammers. Still worth highlighting though.
    Retired at age 56 after having "light bulb moment" due to reading MSE and its forums. Have been converted to the "budget to zero" concept and use YNAB for all monthly budgeting and long term goals.
  • Ath_Wat
    Ath_Wat Posts: 1,504 Forumite
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    A person cold calls you ....
    ..... Its a scam

    Edited your post and left in the important bits.
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