[clug] Offline snooping [now lame telephone scammers]

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 17:25:53 MST 2014

On 5 February 2014 11:02, Ben Davies <bdcrux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 February 2014 06:42, Andrew Janke <a.janke at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 1 February 2014 13:28, Ben Davies <bdcrux at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Fishing for basic details seemed
>>> to worry them, the caller offered to ring back & hasn't been heard
>>> from since.
>> Sadly, I haven't had a single call from such types ever since we changed to
>> Naked ADSL around 6 years ago. My history of conversation with such types
>> may have had something to do with this. -- "Oh yes, sounds excellent, let
>> me get my credit card <interminable pause>, random string of numbers, oh
>> no, that my bankcard, no, no hang on a sec ... hows the weather?, I forget,
>> what am I buying again?... Ah, here it is, my Masters Card, it doesn't have
>> numbers on it though? My Bunnings one does, would you like it?... "
> Unfortunately, Transact forced a landline on us :-(   I found
> yesterday they are running some (limited choice) NBN plans these days,
> but the landline is optional. Exetel appear to have some better deals
> going, but I digress.
> This site generates fake details to annoy scammers:
> http://www.fakenamegenerator.com/gen-male-au-au.php

Though I don't think the Vehicle choices are very typical here...

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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