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A mysterious type of mobile phone fraud

I can’t be sure if this story of a stolen identity will bring any one any benefit especially as it’s not over yet, but I’ll recount it anyway for my own cathartic purposes, and perhaps someone reading will be able to help me as I still don’t understand the scam.

A week ago on Friday (28th July 2013) I arrived home to find a card from ParcelForce through the front door. Slightly surprising as I was not expecting a parcel, and my daughters, who sometimes use me as a poste…

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Added by Adrian Essex on August 5, 2013 at 22:49 — 1 Comment

Blacklists and fraudsters

This is the story of me and my blacklisted  iPhone. I never intended to become the owner of an iphone, it happened almost by chance. In August a family member found that her Samsung smart phone had a very short battery life, so she and I looked for a second hand iPhone. The going rate on eBay seemed just beyond affordable, so when a Vodafone handset came up  (tied phones are slightly cheaper) we bid for and bought it.

    Now our experience of eBay has been pretty good. As a vendor I have… Continue

Added by Ivan O'Pinion on January 9, 2011 at 16:16 — No Comments

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