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Beware! telephone bill scam

I pay my telephone bills on line. Today I received three emails purporting to be bills, two for my Vodaphone mobile account, and one for my BT telephone account, amounting to something over a thousand pounds: not bad for two grumpy old people who hardly use the phone! At first glance these emails looked plausible, […]

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Postcode Lottery scam

One lucky resident of Kirkbymoorside had a letter today informing her that she had won £825,000 in the People’s Postcode Lottery. The People’s Postcode Lottery is of course genuine, but they don’t live in Madrid, where her letter came from, nor do they ask for contributions towards the cost of sending the prize. As our […]

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Tesco voucher scam

This happened to me this morning, so I’ll pass on a warning. There on my Facebook page was a post from a dear friend, saying that Tesco were giving away vouchers for £75 to anyone who simply posted a note of thanks, and copied the post to another friend.  I clicked on the link, looked […]

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