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SDev
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Has anyone received a call from 0871 3096242 ?  They said they were from O2 promotions offering a 30% discount.  When I told them I was already on a Friends and Family discount, they said I could still get 30% off this !!  I thought that sounded odd and told them I didn't think they were from O2

They were quite persistent and told me I only had today to take up the offer.  Accents were not from the UK

The person then told me to look out for a text from O2 which would prove it was O2 calling and that there was a code on it.  Anyway, the text did actually arrive and it gave me the code but I did not act on it.  The weird thing was that I had previous messages from the same number from what was appearing to be O2 so not sure what to think

O2 - can you comment ?

 

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Cleoriff
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@SDev 

It's a scam. See this google search for the number https://who-called.co.uk/Number/08713096242 

Never ever accept a phone deal from a cold caller. It will NOT be O2.

Block the number and report it free to 7726.

DO NOT follow any links or enter any information.

O2 advice here   https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing

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

 

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Cleoriff
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@SDev 

It's a scam. See this google search for the number https://who-called.co.uk/Number/08713096242 

Never ever accept a phone deal from a cold caller. It will NOT be O2.

Block the number and report it free to 7726.

DO NOT follow any links or enter any information.

O2 advice here   https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing

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

 

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