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Bogus calls from 0800 489 340

Three calls from this number by Asian sounding lady claiming to be from Virgin Media recently. I'm assuming they are  Bogus, but never hang on long enough to find out. I just hang up, seems the best way really.

Anyone else getting similar?

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Chellen2019
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Hmmm a 10 digit number? 🤔🤔 Did the Virgin rep mention the reason for calling? 

 

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Best way to deal with them.  Don't give them any details if you're not sure.







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Re: Bogus calls from 0800 489 340

Looking at another post on here, it looks like the number was 0800 408 9340. must have missed a '0' our Smiley Sad

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Just give them lots of false details, sure does confuse them!


There are 10 types of people: those who understand binary and those who don't and F people out of 10 who do not understand hexadecimal
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I've checked on it. This call is from their outbound sales retention.  

 

There is a similar thread here: https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Virgin-Phone/Calls-from-0800-408-9340/td-p/2287131/page/2

 

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I've checked on it. This call is from their outbound sales retention.” If you are relying on called Id to identify the caller, you could well be wrong. It’s exceeding easy to spoof caller Id, just ask all those bank customers who have lost large sums of money. 


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Re: Bogus calls from 0800 489 340


@Tudor wrote:

Just give them lots of false details, sure does confuse them!


lol, confuse or upset them - trouble is they are sitting there with full control of your account in front of them to do as they please.

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