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Whilst Rose was on the phone, she missed a call from a that appeared to be from her local station - it showed the and suburb where the station was located.
She called the back by pressing the call back button. Rose then listened to the automatic message that her local station plays before being put through to an officer.
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The caller advised Tom that he had an unpaid tax debt and that if he failed to pay it immediately, he would be arrested.
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Joan was told that she had to transfer a small sum of money to the telco, but that it would be returned to her bank immediately. When Joan checked her bank balance she saw that her bank had been emptied.
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The caller was in fact a scammer and not a representative of any telco. Incident two Charles from Mount Barker answered a call on his mobile phone from a person claiming to be a telco technician. Hot lovely girls in Australia alleged technician told Perth men tumblr that he had a virus on his computer and to fix the issue; he needed to unlock the computer and follow a link provided by the technician.
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Barry did not pay the scammers the money and reported the matter to police. Incident two Craig received Sex contacts Tamworth friend request from an unknown person on social media.
He accepted the request and exchanged messages with his new friend. The following day, this evolved into engaging in intimate acts. Shortly after, Craig was Jacobs house Kalgoorlie by scammers, with attachments containing video Maryborough friendship dating and photographs of him engaging in acts from the day.
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