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30% discount scam

Anonymous
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Hi 

Just checking if anyone has come across people /scam claiming to be from 02 offering a 30% discount off your bill due to bad signals which there always is where i am at the moment so people could get caught out if not careful.

Many thanks 

Jane 

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jonsie
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It's a well known scam.
Block the number and do not follow any links.
Forward the scam text or number to 7726 - It's free.
Other ways to report here including Action Fraud website
Scams and Phishing | Help & Support | O2

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Bambino
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@Anonymous The links in the post above are not working, so I will repost it.

It's a well known scam
Block the number and report it free to 7726.
Don’t open any links or enter any information.
O2 advice here:

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing-advice
https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/unwanted-calls-and-messages
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

How to block a number:

https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062352/

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201229

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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Anonymous
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thank you  Bambino for your reply luckily i had a feeling about this and also reported it much appreciated  !!

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@Anonymous 

There have been several posts on here about this in the last few days - a BBC TV programme and a few articles in the national newspapers have focussed on O2 and these problems.  

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It’s still active. Just got a call this morning from them. They are using a dotcom address instead of “.co.uk” which was a red flag for me. 

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Same rule applies

Don't respond to cold calls, however plausible.

This is not O2 and we are all customers here similar to yourself and cannot answer account type queries.
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