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MarkR1
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Hello
I stupidly spoke with someone from this number saying she was 02. 0161 393 5076. Said she could half my contract 4 quid by next bill which i said fine. I didnt give her my personal details, she knew what phone i had? And how i blitzed data last month?

I feel stupid i took the call, checked my accounts and rang 02. Who said scam
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MI5
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@MarkR1 

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-advice
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

Also notify your bank.

After O2 investigate they should return you to your previous contract.

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:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)

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MI5
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@MarkR1 

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-advice
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

Also notify your bank.

After O2 investigate they should return you to your previous contract.

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:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
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MarkR1
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Thank you, its got me worried so much.
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MI5
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Good luck.
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:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
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@MarkR1 For your own protection and peace of mind, change your O2 password. Also check your bank account, and inform your bank of the mishap. You and your bank can then keep an eye out for any unauthorised charges. You can never be too careful when it comes to scam callers.

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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MarkR1
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Thank you, i will do that as well
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