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Ravima

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Anyone getting automated calls from 0469732746 saying that subscription (which I do not have) is being renewed?
 

RedOnion

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Yes, it's a scam.
They'd probably ask you to confirm your credit card details to cancel it...
 

foggylad

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I got automated calls (American accent) from 'Amazon' today and yesterday from different numbers starting 021 and 089, telling me my Amazon account will be auto renewed (I don't have an account). Got similar calls a couple of times in the past few weeks. No bank details requested but I ended the call as soon as I heard the initial part of the message, maybe they ask for more info if you continue the call. The numbers they use can trick you into answering the calls.
 

Páid

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I used to hang up on these guys straight away but nowadays I like to have a little fun with them. The longer I keep them on the phone complaining about some fictitious customer service incident the less time they have to scam someone else.
 

sharkattack

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I used to deploy that fun tactic of engaging with them also but then I was told by a fraud investigator that these guys have all the time in the world and really don't care if they are been strung along. So why bother I thought to myself. You would think that in this day in age there would be some way networks can block these calls
 

peemac

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I used to deploy that fun tactic of engaging with them also but then I was told by a fraud investigator that these guys have all the time in the world and really don't care if they are been strung along. So why bother I thought to myself. You would think that in this day in age there would be some way networks can block these calls
Unfortunately it's impossible to block these calls as they just get another number a few minutes later.
I would guess that they use the same system blueface used to use for international numbers, they connect to a local virtual number and then dial away. So they can be located anywhere in the world, but you see an 045 or whatever number they are piggy backing on.
 
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