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“Congratulations, you've won the £500 Christmas gift from Argos. " #dontbelieveit

Of course you haven't . Consign it to the bin My misleading text message came from +447895346249

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jan 11, 2020

For a moment they almost had me - but TV licensing owes me nothing

Just for a moment I thought it might be true, that I actually had overpaid on my TV Licence. It isn't of course, these so and sos are after…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Nov 8, 2018

A phishing scam - do not fall for it

I've just suspended a member from the site for publishing a phishing scam. The member uses the email address derickwalters39@gmail.com , wh…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Feb 3, 2018

Credit Card Scam - don't fall for it

You may recall the news that our local Crouch End police set up a WhatsApp group to keep us informed of local developments. I have this eve…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jan 24, 2018

“I’m from the BT technical department … I need to disconnect you”

EARLIER this week I had an unexpected call from a gentleman with an Indian accent who kindly enquired after my well-being. He then introduc…

Started by Clive Carter

0 Aug 19, 2017

Don't fall for this one . .

Tax refund indeed

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jul 21, 2017

Another telephone scam, this one from 02033898636, claims to be HMRC

I found a message on my answerphone today from this number. A recorded, quite convincing voice said "This is a message from HMRC. We are fi…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jan 17, 2017

Phone scam - from "Windows Technical Department"

These calls are becoming more frequent - don't fall for it. They claim to be from Windows Technical Department in California. A voice with…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 May 30, 2014

Nuisance calls / scams

I had a call today from 01158712827. The recorded message had a stab at guessing my age, but got it completely wrong. It said if I were und…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by Adrian Essex

Beware the fraudulent psychotherapist - what a cunning disguise for Crouch End

You might have heard this one before but it worth retelling:   There's a chap posing as a psychotherapist (yes he looks like he could  be!)…

Started by OpinioN8 Administrator

7 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Anne Soderman


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