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sezylou
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Scam call - internet being cut off in 24 hour due to illegal activity

I have this morning received what I think is a scam call stating that my internet will be closed in 24 hours due to illegal activity. It was an automated message from my"internet provider" - no name of my provider was given, but the message cut out before the end. When I dialled 1471, the number given was a Preston number: 01772 247588 which doesn't appear on any search as far as I can tell. 

Can Virgin confirm this is indeed a scam call. 

Many thanks and stay safe

 

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Trust me, it's a scam call and not from the number you think - it's trivially easy to spoof a number. 

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Re: Scam call - internet being cut off in 24 hour due to illegal activity

Today (20-Nov-20), I too received this same scam call as detailed in the OP. Dialling 1471 gave a number beginning 06349.

Personally, I put the people behind this sort of pernicious carp in the same category as the anti-vaccas and the anti-face covering brigade!

 

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Re: Scam call - internet being cut off in 24 hour due to illegal activity

Had two already this morning from the piles of human garbage. 😠

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