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Doric defeats cold-call scams

Doric defeats cold-call scams

If you are pestered by cold-callers, who always seem to pick teatime to phone, you should join the Telephone Preference Service. This is a free service that removes your phone number from the calling lists of UK-based sales companies. It becomes effective roughly a month after you sign up. Any company which calls you without […]

Computer scams : update

Computer scams : update

On February 28, I mentioned that unsolicited phone calls from operators with poor and heavily accented English who offered to help you solve computer problems were scams designed to milk your credit card of as much money as they could steal before you noticed. Now I have an update to this story to lift your […]

There's something wrong with your computer

There’s something wrong with your computer

Have you had a phone call lately from someone with a marginal grasp of English who is most concerned about problems you appear to be having with your computer? Usually this is an offer to sort out difficulties you are having with Microsoft products on your machine. For a fee, the caller offers (a) to […]

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