[SWLUG] Scam phone calls
dave at cridland.net
Tue May 1 13:38:34 UTC 2012
On Tue May 1 14:02:58 2012, (s) Sally Cook wrote:
> They are pretty demanding... enough to make the Post Office owners
> flee across the road to have me field phone calls for them.
> I asked where did she get their home phone numbers from... she
> called "BT". When it was pointed out that that's illegal under the
> Data protection Act (BT aren't authorised to give out private
> numbers to external companies), I won first prize - they slammed
> the phone down on me.
> Luckily they called back 5 mins later and told me I was a total cow.
You know, I'm quite jealous I'm not getting these calls.
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at dave.cridland.net
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