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Phishing Call

Just received a call from someone purporting to be from Virgin about my account.  Hung up, and received a second call again about my account.  The number is 01670-363948

One would think that Virgin Media would have a reporting section to report these fraudulent calls and hope that they make people aware of them.

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Re: Phishing Call

And another call: 0118 9464449
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Re: Phishing Call

If you are minded to report the calls, that can be done via Action Fraud

Report a phishing attempt
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/report-phishing

The caller ID numbers are faked and typically change for each call, so how useful reporting individual numbers might be is debatable.

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@goslow wrote:

If you are minded to report the calls, that can be done via Action Fraud

Report a phishing attempt
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/report-phishing

The caller ID numbers are faked and typically change for each call, so how useful reporting individual numbers might be is debatable.


Indeed, but fortunately these sorts of callers typically don't withhold the number, so if you are at all uncertain about the validity of the call you can dial 1471, make a note of the number that called you, and then Google it (other search engines are available 😉) which will generally give you an idea whether other people have reported it as a scam call.