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  Reply # 2054603 11-Jul-2018 21:18
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I love truecaller. Gives me heaps of details about who people are so I can choose to answer or not. Usually not when it says real estate on the popup.

 

Probably best app I have installed ever to try to counter the fact that telcos seem to not give a crap who uses their service to annoy other people and the fake call sender details that they use.





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  Reply # 2054672 11-Jul-2018 22:57
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We have a landline, but we never answer it. We just check the voicemail every few days.

I don't get spam calls on my mobile, but I do have called ID.

Swipe. It's gone.




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  Reply # 2054999 12-Jul-2018 13:35
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Hey all,

 

 

 

I have been receiving calls 3-4 times a day from 09 446 6512, 09 441 2654, 09 441 2653, 09 441 2652. All I have answered to hear dear air. Line cut after 10 seconds every time. Starting to frustrate me as I do frequently receive Auckland Landline calls. One google search suggested ASB was trying to call but I don't have any reason as to why they would. 

 

 

 

Cheers

 

 





 


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  Reply # 2055230 12-Jul-2018 17:52
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Whenever I get a call from a number not known from the phone's contact list I'll listen for a second or so for any background noise such as you get with those scammy call centers or for above, dead silence.  The dead silent ones get you a response if you put on even a half-pie old ladies voice.


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  Reply # 2062553 25-Jul-2018 20:15
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Getting more intl spoofing on 2D landline now

 

0357669384 (earlier today)
0018068553078
0061730734208

 

And for some reason lots of NZ cells being presented as 0021 0027.. :/


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  Reply # 2063156 26-Jul-2018 19:18
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But wait, there's more. 'spark' calls today.

 

Seems the landline ranges are now being hit hard.

 

26.07.18 11:09 +00 Telephone
26.07.18 10:45 +00 Telephone

 

I'd have thought there would be some smart tables to reference against wrongly formatted CIDs


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  Reply # 2066854 2-Aug-2018 14:07
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How many times to people need to be told banks and advisories wont ring you. Or to verify before doing anything..

 

 

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12099674 


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  Reply # 2066859 2-Aug-2018 14:25
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I had an Auckland number keep calling me multiple times per day for weeks on end - it was I believe the Slingshot outbound contact centre but they'd often call at the most inconvenient times.

 

I got woken up one morning by one of these calls after telling them not to call me. Truecaller identified the call as Spam. I answered it (while half asleep) in a deep voice with "Hello NZ Police".

 

The person on the other end of the phone wasn't sure what just happened - paused, and said "Oh sorry wrong number" of which I replied "Are you sure?".

 

Since then, never ever had another call...





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  Reply # 2066876 2-Aug-2018 14:50
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The last Indian scammer who phoned me (maybe a month ago?) was told to f. off you (word that rhymes with runt).


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  Reply # 2075850 19-Aug-2018 16:26
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Twice this week we've had some goddamn automated scam phone call in the middle of the night. It sounds like a garbled pre-recorded message in a foreign language when I've picked up the phone.

 

If it happens again I'm gonna start leaving the phone off the hook when we go to bed.


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