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Old 13.12.2017, 19:13
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Watch out, scammers about!

Today I took a call from an unknown Geneva number. Don't normally, but I had time on my hands. Wonderful news. 'Carole' from Radio Mondiale FM told me I had won a prize worth 200CHF. All I have to do is call the customer service centre and give them my address for my prize to be sent.

1. The radio station doesnt exist.
2. A 10 min call to the 0901 number she gave me could cost up to 100 CHF.
3. The prize, of course, doesn't exist.
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Old 13.12.2017, 19:16
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Re: Watch out, scammers about!

I called them and received a 200chf bill!

Ok not really.
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Old 13.12.2017, 19:26
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Re: Watch out, scammers about!

It was Immigration just checking if you were still in the country
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Old 13.12.2017, 21:04
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I called them and received a 200chf bill!

Ok not really.
That's great! Do you want the number so you can claim mine too? Just 50 chuffs and its yours.
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Old 13.12.2017, 21:05
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Re: Watch out, scammers about!

I got the call...she never got the chance to finish!
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Old 13.12.2017, 21:06
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Reckon they know. Passed through Cointrin the day before yesterday
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