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    Scary new scam.

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    papa_umau
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    Scary new scam.

    Post by papa_umau on Fri 31 Aug 2018, 11:41 am

    Scammers are phoning people pretending to be from The Association of British Insurers, the industry body have warned.

    The ABI said that they would NEVER contact people about a personal injury claim, or endorse a claims management company.

    Anthony Wright of the ABI said "any cold callers saying that they are connected with the ABI are cowboys trying to scam honest people into making a fake claim".

    "If someone does contact you about a personal injury claim saying they work for the ABI, put the phone down".

    This is just one of many cold call and text scams out there with crooks impersonating official bodies from the taxman, to the police, banks and other financial firms.

    Genuine organisations DO NOT call out of the blue. They would never ask you for pins, or passwords, or to move cash to a different account. This is simply fraud.

    You can report nuisance calls and texts to the Information Commissioner's office via:

    https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/nuisance-calls-and-messages/spam-texts-and-nuisance-calls/

    or telephone 0303 123 1113.




    Well folks, there is another way that you could be scammed and what to do if you are.


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    Re: Scary new scam.

    Post by Angie baby on Sat 01 Sep 2018, 11:46 am

    Thanks for the great information Papa.
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    Re: Scary new scam.

    Post by papa_umau on Sun 02 Sep 2018, 12:45 pm

    My pleasure Angie.

    This one is particularly nasty, and everyone should know about it.

    Please pass it on if possible.



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