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Graham.
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      10-16-2013
On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:45:23 +0100, "www.GymRatZ.co.uk"
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>Here's one...
>Just had an automated call (number unavailable) which goes along the
>lines of:
>"Important Information; Barclays, NatWest, Lloyds account holders, you
>are entitled to a refund on your account. For more information press 5"
>
>What is the nature of these calls? Presume simply pressing 5 can't cause
>any charges in any way. Perhaps it's verifying that the person called is
>gullible and a great target for a call back from a fake bank operator
>that might ask for Bank card details and CVV number (for security
>verification only obviously)
>:)
>
>Never had one like this before.
>
>Cheers
>Pete@



PPI claims management it's probably not a scam, but that doesn't
preclude them from being parasites.

I thought OFCOM frowned on cold callers withholding their number, I
wonder if their frown is worse than their bite?

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