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question about call from an unknown association

I just received a call, from an association which I forgot to ask their name.
They said that they are helping people in Switzerland to pay the right amount of tax and insurance.
So they ask for a face-to-face meeting to calculate the right amount of health insurance I should pay, and I agree.
Now I am a bit worried that what are their purpose.
Have any of you encounter this and can guide me a bit on this situation?

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Old 26.05.2021, 12:39
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

SCAMMERS.

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Old 26.05.2021, 12:41
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

They will try to sell you every imaginable insurance at high prices. Cancel your appointment and never accept any offers made over the phone during a cold call, even if it sounds legit.
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Old 26.05.2021, 12:54
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Absolute crooks, don't ever give them any info, just tell them to go away!
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Old 26.05.2021, 12:59
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Thanks guys!
I will just ignore their calls!
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Old 26.05.2021, 13:30
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Block the number.
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Old 26.05.2021, 14:45
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Get the beers in?
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Old 26.05.2021, 14:54
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Let's make it an EF event and have some fun picking apart their claims.
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Old 26.05.2021, 16:33
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

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I will just ignore their calls!
Bit late if you've already arranged a visit from them.

If I were you, and you've given them your address, I'd call them to cancel -tell them you've got COVID or something.
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Old 26.05.2021, 16:40
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

No, if you tell them you have Covid they just will come back to see if anyone is alive. Tell them you checked them out on EFS and have been warned they could be scammers. Ask them to send you a letter with their proposal.
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Old 26.05.2021, 16:41
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Usually they offer to buy you a coffee or drinks...

Find somewhere that has a nice bottle of champagne, and order that...
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Old 26.05.2021, 17:23
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Do they take donations?
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Old 27.05.2021, 20:44
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

If they're coming to your home, go out when they're supposed to turn up. If it's somewhere else, just down turn up. And don't have any concerns about wasting their time. It's the best thing you can do.
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Old 27.05.2021, 21:01
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Never buy any insurance or 3a plan that you haven't independently researched yourself and chosen because you think it's best for you, unless it's from a reputable broker that you looked up yourself (and in this case, you should compare the offer calmly at home before signing, without having someone there pressuring you).

Even if it's someone you thought was a friend. They get commissions.
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Old 28.05.2021, 17:19
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

Tell them your employer is providing you with the best insurance and tax advisors already...and then block them. don't feel bad, just hang up the phone. they are ruthless
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Old 28.05.2021, 17:24
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

If you are getting calls on your mobile:
- install "local.ch" app;
- activate call blocking from telemarketers.
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Re: question about call from an unknown association

was it pegasos?
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