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Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby hickybank » June 8th, 2018, 8:38 am

My elderly neighbour has just brought me her latest telephone bill.
there are premium calls listed she says she has never made & her telephone supplier is not helpful.
The numbers are
09066350377 2 minute call £6.70

09066350390 14 minutes £12
I know these are listed as premium rate numbers but cannot find out from who, searched online to no avail
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby PatsyMFagan » June 8th, 2018, 8:42 am

Oooh, can't help you Hickey, but I am sure someone on here can ... I seem to recall that there is a scam of this kind.
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby TeresaFoodie » June 8th, 2018, 8:46 am

I wish I could help! Has your neighbour contacted her phone provider (or could you do it for her)?
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby suffolk » June 8th, 2018, 8:49 am

Did she return or press ringback after a missed call thinking it was from someone she knew?
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby dennispc » June 8th, 2018, 8:49 am

hickybank, I think your neighbour is being set up for a scam.

This might be helpful to them and they should report it to the Police, particularly the phone company being unhelpful.

https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud ... line-scams
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby earthmaiden » June 8th, 2018, 9:14 am

Dennidpc is right. If you enter that number into Google it is a known problem. A horrible scam.
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby TeresaFoodie » June 8th, 2018, 9:42 am

Sorry, I only just read the phone company is not being helpful. :td: I see you quickly got your answer here. :tu: Scary that this can so easily happen!
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby Herbidacious » June 8th, 2018, 10:09 am

I think all 0906 numbers are 'premium rate'.
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby Herbidacious » June 8th, 2018, 10:10 am

I think all 0906 numbers are 'premium rate'. Why do such things even exist?
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Re: Anyone recognise these telephone numbers

Postby hickybank » June 8th, 2018, 12:02 pm

Just had a word with her, now she says oh yes I did enter a couple of competitions.
I think that is the answer, she wont do it again
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