This week brought fantastic news for victims of telephone fraud as regulator PhonepayPlus confronted huge phone offender RS Premium with a hefty fine and a ban on operating premium rate numbers.
A huge busniess developed around the possibility the generate money through phone scamming. The all time favourite â€žcustomers" for the deception are students that are willing to join every new way of communicating, unaware of upcoming dangers.
As many people often trust the instructions of tech-savvies, a whole industry of scammers dedicated their business to mislead consumers by pretending to offer tech support. Tellows.com can help out!
It seems there is a new player in the game of scamming innocent timeshare owners into purchasing help to move their timeshares. It has been cold-calling individuals who own timeshares offering to assist the owners in selling their timeshares.
PC doctor scam seems to be over for good: With the help of a network of law enforcement officials from different countries, FTC has arrested 17 leading members of phone fraud companies.
It sounds like a relief from one of the most common scam methods of the past two years: the American FTC (Federal Trade Commission), in cooperation with several crime defense organisations such as the Australian Communications and Media Authority, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and the UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency as well as law enforcement officials in India, has arrested 17 people in responsible positions of fraud companies.
Several cases of PPI fraud attempts have been reported to the Tellows community against phone spam during the last month. Anonymous callers are trying to convince people that they are owed money for an unclaimed PPI insurance.