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  Reply # 397599 29-Oct-2010 23:51 Send private message

Listening over stereo now.. hilarious.. "I Can't hear you.." and suddenly the person is a lady... playing off the 'logmein.com' name too. What the hell is the noise in the background at their end? Are they watching the cricket? :-)




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  Reply # 397606 29-Oct-2010 23:56 Send private message





 

 



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  Reply # 397662 30-Oct-2010 09:48 Send private message

ZollyMonsta: Would have been a classic call. Unfortunately can't always make out what they are saying on the video?


I couldnt always make out what they were saying either with all that background noise and heavy accent, I know the audio quality could be better as my pocket camera was my quickest means of recording this scam call. 





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  Reply # 397669 30-Oct-2010 10:14 Send private message

Haha

My brother got a phone call from these lovely people yesterday and had a conversation with them while he was on his exercise bike.

My parents got a call too but they thankfully know enough now days to just hang up.

Would they just be cold calling out of the white pages I have not been lucky enough to get a phone call and both phones in my house are not listed in the white pages?

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  Reply # 397672 30-Oct-2010 10:20 Send private message

Do you hear a riming tone when you answer?

It could be they have a pc calling random numbers and when the call gets answered it them transfers the call to one of the scanners.




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  Reply # 397674 30-Oct-2010 10:22 Send private message

Yeah I got called 2-3 weeks ago. I told the lady that I wasn't born yesterday and to f$%# off!

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  Reply # 397691 30-Oct-2010 12:03 Send private message

ZollyMonsta: Do you hear a riming tone when you answer?

It could be they have a pc calling random numbers and when the call gets answered it them transfers the call to one of the scanners.



My wife answered the call and said there was lots of background noise but no "riming" tone.


 

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  Reply # 397762 30-Oct-2010 16:13 Send private message

ZollyMonsta: Do you hear a riming tone when you answer?

It could be they have a pc calling random numbers and when the call gets answered it them transfers the call to one of the scanners.

You do get the ringing tone, but they know your name so I don't think it's purely random.

The guy in the video is my friend "Joshua"!  These guys are awesome!

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  Reply # 397769 30-Oct-2010 16:39 Send private message

Ok my theory might be wrong
Are you listed in the whitepages? Maybe they Are going through the phonebook randomly.
We've not got a call from them, but we have an unlisted number.




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  Reply # 397774 30-Oct-2010 16:45 Send private message

ZollyMonsta: Ok my theory might be wrong
Are you listed in the whitepages? Maybe they Are going through the phonebook randomly.
We've not got a call from them, but we have an unlisted number.

I don't know.  We're with Orcon, so I thought maybe not but maybe we are.  I suppose I should have a look...

OK, yes, turns out we are in the Auckland book.  But we are not our local directory.  That's weird.

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Reply # 397856 30-Oct-2010 20:57 Send private message

Got another 3 calls from them today, I played them along until they hung up on me, might post another vid if anyone is interested?

FWIW this time they gave me their name and number as Nathan and Anna 0649518229... yea right

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  Reply # 397866 30-Oct-2010 21:25 Send private message

madaz - nice!

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  Reply # 398033 31-Oct-2010 12:24 Send private message

I tried to drag it out as long as I could but she gave up on me 








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  Reply # 398040 31-Oct-2010 12:36 Send private message

madaz: I tried to drag it out as long as I could but she gave up on me 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thxvBvx_JS4



lol watching it now.. Hilarious!! :)




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  Reply # 398043 31-Oct-2010 12:49 Send private message

madaz: I tried to drag it out as long as I could but she gave up on me 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thxvBvx_JS4


hahaha!!!




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