[SWLUG] Scam phone calls

Lisi lisi.reisz at gmail.com
Tue May 1 14:12:19 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 01 May 2012 14:38:34 Dave Cridland wrote:
> 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.

Me too.  I have still never had one.  I was quite looking forward to it!!


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