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Neighbour scam calls to mobile

piratepete108
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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎12-06-2016

Neighbour scam calls to mobile

I am getting a lot of scam calls from a number the same as mine except for the last 3 digits which change with every call. Apparently these scams are called neighbour calls as they use a similar number to your own to send a robot message. It seems it might be due to EE being hacked or dishonest employees which are causing a rise in this type of scams and plusnet piggy backs on EE.

I have installed the app "Mr Number" which allows me to block part telephone numbers so I can block these calls by blocking my first 8 digits.

It's about time service providers were more proactive in blocking these types of number spoofing scams.