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#497679 - 5th Apr 2011 9:37am 07799818628 - Scam
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My Text said that my BT Broadband was being activated tonight.
ANd the equipment will be arriving today.

Its a Premium Number apparently.

+447799818628

Not from BT

Read this http://whocallsme.com/Phone-Number.aspx/07802000332#commentForm
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#497685 - 5th Apr 2011 9:48am Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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I though premium 07 numbers, had to begin with 070 and 076? Getting scary if the tits at ICSTIS or Phonepay or whatever their called nowadays, have made actual mobile numbers into premium rate numbers!!

It's bad enough having any 07 number being premium rate, given the public perception of them being mobile numbers, without making no definition at all between mobile 07 numbers and premium 07 numbers!

They should have left premium rate numbers to 09, there are plenty to go around!! Tis plain deception to offer 07 premium rate numbers, there is no other reason to do it than to deceive the public.

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#497753 - 5th Apr 2011 11:51am Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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077 can't be a premium number. 07799 is "allocated" to vodaphone
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#497766 - 5th Apr 2011 12:14pm Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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You can never be sure which network mobile numbers are on now with porting etc etc.

I called the number and a bloke answers. So that's a bit weird.

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#498042 - 5th Apr 2011 9:23pm Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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I got a second text later in the day to say that my broadband was now active.

The reference to premium number is from the link
some one says they were charge premium rates.

Funny i'm stll on O2 smile
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#498235 - 6th Apr 2011 10:25am Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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I got a few texts over the last week or so by other numbers.


07542 004568 not recognise when you ring it.
Quote:
The government has introduced a Debt Settlement Order, this means people struggling with debt can apply to have it wiped off, to apply txt DEBT.



07526 308730 not recognise when you ring it.
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Free Msg; Our records indicate you may be entitled to 3750 for the accident you had. To apply free reply CLAIM to this message.



07541 706536 also not not recognise when you ring it.
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Free Msg; Our records indicate you may be entitled to 3750 for the accident you had. To apply free reply CLAIM to this message.

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#498440 - 6th Apr 2011 5:12pm Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: ]
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Just delete them. Had some voice messages on landline. Press a number to carry on and another number to stop messages. Yeh and I just got off the last boat mate!

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#498489 - 6th Apr 2011 7:31pm Re: 07799818628 - Scam [Re: Mark]
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