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Re: [LUG] Scam calls - again


On Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:33:13 +0000
Lists <barnaby@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Lists,

>My first thoughts are that there are two possible explanations. The 
>callers are using some clever set up to make the numbers look like 
>normal UK numbers, or these scammers are actually in the UK. Has anyone 
>on the list come across this at all?

01340 is a valid UK code for Craigellachie.  So they may be UK based.
Did they sound Scottish?

It is also possible to have a UK number and still be based overseas.
Usually, such numbers are non-geographic but I wouldn't put it beyond
the realms of possibility to have a (seemingly) geographic number and be

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