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Just got a call from someone who said that they want to send me a new sim. Asked for my email address. Didn't give it. Is this a scam?

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MI5
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@35 

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
https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing-advice
How to block a number:
https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062352/
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201229
https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Welcome-News/Scam-Alert-Vishing-Smishing-amp-Phishing-Megaguide/td-p/1...

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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MI5
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@35 

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
https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing-advice
How to block a number:
https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062352/
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201229
https://community.o2.co.uk/t5/Welcome-News/Scam-Alert-Vishing-Smishing-amp-Phishing-Megaguide/td-p/1...

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
Pixel 7a (O2 & Lyca), One Plus 6 (Sfr), iPhone 12 Pro Max (Vodafone)
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Midibob
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Just had a similar call saying they were O2 as they said my SIM would be blocked in a few days. When asked for my Email address I said tell me what it is and I'll confirm it but they said it was against their policy. I told them it was against mine too!😂 They were very pleasant even though I said I thought it was a scam!

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Almost certainly a scam @Midibob ; well done for not falling into the trap ! 👍

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