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  Reply # 993812 25-Feb-2014 07:42 Send private message

jpoc:
richms:
astrial: Perhaps not actually a sky salesman and is just using sky stuff to have a sense of legitimacy if he's caught spying? How stupid can you be to leave a business card with your personal contact numbers on it...

I'd take this to the police and skip Sky personally.


Because you leave a fake name and a free sim on prepay cell number?


The number is 0800 847 759. (0800 SKY VIP apparently)



Sky VIP!?

Total con and unlikely to have been a real Sky sales person.

A matter for the police and nothing to do with Sky.

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  Reply # 993846 25-Feb-2014 09:10 Send private message

jpoc:
mattwnz:
jpoc: We had a sky leaflet in out letterbox today.

Written on it by hand was a note that makes it clear that the person who delivered it has been up to the house and looked through the windows and has written that he would like to watch us using some of the items that he spied inside the house.

This has seriously freaked out all the female residents.

Can I complain to anyone? (There is a name on the leaflet.)


What was actually written? Can you take a phot and post it. That sounds very creepy. Perhaps the Privacy Commissioner would be interested. I am personally sick of some of this marketing that pushes the boundaries too far, and sounds like the person doing the cold calling is paid on commission, so is desperate to get a sale. IMO it is not okay for  stranger to go looking through peoples windows.


I don't really want to go into more detail here as I would then be describing what people might see if they came a peeping.


Like what? 

So, are we saying that this is not a sky leaflet at all? It is in fact a fake, with a fake number, used as a vehicle for this creepy peeper? Definitely call the Police and keep us updated!

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  Reply # 993872 25-Feb-2014 09:28 2 people support this post Send private message

A copy of the note (with redaction's if necessary) accompanied by a simple sketch of your property layout in relation to the roadside and front door (indicating the suspected route of the alleged perpetrator in order to obverse your possessions) would greatly assist this court of public opinion.

No surprises if you don't get a desired response from CRL through as really no offense has been committed;
- Not Trespass (as hasn't been previously warned to leave)
- Not Peeping and Peering (didn't occur between the end of the first hour after sunset and beginning of the last hour before sunrise?)
- Not Burglary (no proven intent to commit a crime on the property)
- Not Unlawfully on Property (not found on the property)

If you really want something worthwhile to come out of it I'd advise calling your local Police station to where the incident occurred and ask to be put through to their 'Intel' department. They'll make a noting of the incident rather than a full-blown report (which no-one can be arsed to do for a case like this) and correlate any similar events in the area.





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  Reply # 993909 25-Feb-2014 10:11 Send private message

I can't believe this thread is still going! Police it should be

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  Reply # 993911 25-Feb-2014 10:15 Send private message

joker97: I can't believe this thread is still going! Police it should be


And what is it exactly you think the Police will/should do?





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  Reply # 993918 25-Feb-2014 10:19 Send private message

kenkeniff: A copy of the note (with redaction's if necessary) accompanied by a simple sketch of your property layout in relation to the roadside and front door (indicating the suspected route of the alleged perpetrator in order to obverse your possessions) would greatly assist this court of public opinion.

No surprises if you don't get a desired response from CRL through as really no offense has been committed;
- Not Trespass (as hasn't been previously warned to leave)
- Not Peeping and Peering (didn't occur between the end of the first hour after sunset and beginning of the last hour before sunrise?)
- Not Burglary (no proven intent to commit a crime on the property)
- Not Unlawfully on Property (not found on the property)

If you really want something worthwhile to come out of it I'd advise calling your local Police station to where the incident occurred and ask to be put through to their 'Intel' department. They'll make a noting of the incident rather than a full-blown report (which no-one can be arsed to do for a case like this) and correlate any similar events in the area.


CRL will take an intel report and forward it to the station responsible for the area. Most stations will not connect you directly to Intel anymore, CRL has taken on this function.

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  Reply # 993934 25-Feb-2014 10:24 Send private message

kingjj: ...

CRL will take an intel report and forward it to the station responsible for the area. Most stations will not connect you directly to Intel anymore, CRL has taken on this function.


Maayybe.. without seeing this note though, hard to say.





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  Reply # 993946 25-Feb-2014 10:32 Send private message

kenkeniff:
joker97: I can't believe this thread is still going! Police it should be


And what is it exactly you think the Police will/should do?


A background check on the Sky salesperson for a start.  This may not be a crime, but it could very well be a parole violation. I've yet to be convinced it was that particular Sky salesman, but if he's that stupid he'll have a criminal record.

My other advice would be talk to the neighbours.  You may be able to gather some other information to pass onto the police.  At the very least they'll be more alert for any dodgy characters hanging around for the next few weeks.

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  Reply # 994014 25-Feb-2014 11:58 Send private message

Police don't have to do anything.

But it could help them if there are other issues by the same guy.

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  Reply # 994046 25-Feb-2014 12:22 Send private message

I have been contacted by Sky and will send a PM to the OP with more information.




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  Reply # 994993 26-Feb-2014 18:00 4 people support this post Send private message

freitasm: I have been contacted by Sky and will send a PM to the OP with more information.


Wow Sky also monitors Geekzone





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  Reply # 995016 26-Feb-2014 18:36 Send private message

I wonder what happened with this, and whether it was just some creepy guy who wrote on a leaflet in the mailbox.

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  Reply # 997607 2-Mar-2014 16:32 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
freitasm: I have been contacted by Sky and will send a PM to the OP with more information.


Wow Sky also monitors Geekzone


Everyone monitors Geekzone.  But Geekzone users are so actively hostile to Sky that can you blame them for not wanting to get involved?

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  Reply # 997608 2-Mar-2014 16:32 Send private message

True.




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  Reply # 997615 2-Mar-2014 16:39 Send private message

Kyanar:
nakedmolerat:
freitasm: I have been contacted by Sky and will send a PM to the OP with more information. 


Wow Sky also monitors Geekzone


Everyone monitors Geekzone.  But Geekzone users are so actively hostile to Sky that can you blame them for not wanting to get involved?


freitasm: True.


Not a generalisation of your membership I thought you'd endorse..?

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