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Uber Geek


# 261736 12-Dec-2019 12:50
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I'm getting spam calls every 1-2 days. It's a bunch of music, someone speaking Chinese in a strong accent saying something about calling from one of the NZ banks. It comes from different number each time 09, 0800, 0016, 0061.


Is there anything that can be done about these? I block each number and have no idea if they try ringing back from the same number.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 2374425 12-Dec-2019 20:20
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That's unlucky. I only got two of these a few months ago - exactly the same as you describe (though I have no idea what they were saying). I haven't had any since, so maybe they'll just stop at some point for you as well? Presumably they are eventually going to realise that you're not taking the bait and will stop wasting their time/money on you.

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Master Geek


  # 2374427 12-Dec-2019 20:32
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Same here, lots of random +44(UK) numbers of late which I can only block manually. I did enable the Do Not Disturb time for 8pm-8am with only "Contacts" & "2 or more" calls from the same number able to get through.


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Master Geek

  # 2374431 12-Dec-2019 20:41
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Unfortunately the carriers can't (don't want to?) implement any ability to block international calls. So you may just have to put up with it.

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Uber Geek


  # 2374452 12-Dec-2019 21:37
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Thanks all, I guess I block as they come up.

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  # 2374461 12-Dec-2019 21:55
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Yes I've recently been getting UK numbers calling me, I've just been ignoring them


I've just installed WideProtect again, and blocked the entire +44200 range

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