Category Archives: Scams Tips

Beware of anyone calling or writing to you about something, that seems to good to be true.
They produce fresh scams by the fortnight across the country, always ask to call back, if the number is witheld, be very careful.

Yet another Scam, please pass it on.

A scam doing the rounds. A delivery company calls and asks if you are going to be in as they have a parcel for you. Within the hour a driver appears with a basket of flowers and a bottle of wine, no idea who it’s from but there is going to be a card to… Read More »

Another very serious Scam

A very nasty Scam Please read – This is NOT a joke  From the Metropolitan PolicePlease read this message. Important message from Crime Stoppers, please read… While driving on a rural end of the roadway on Thursday morning, I saw an infant car seat on the side of the road with a blanket draped over… Read More »

Banking Scam, please read, check and be careful.

Banking Scam, please read and check. I am assured this information is correct and has come out to-day 25th Feb 2013, assuming the worst and that it is correct be extra vigilant with Internet banking with First Direct and any others, if the slightest bit in doubt or suspicious consult with the bank for advice. All, I have just… Read More »

Yet another expensive Phone Scam, Barrel-Dregs 256

Phone Scam Starting 809 and 876 Another costly variation on a  phone scam. If you receive a phone call asking you to ring back on either of the two numbers above, or any number vaguely similar, “Don’t.” The codes are from the Dominican Republic and a return call costs $2425.00 per minute, even more so talking… Read More »

Stocktakers are they an Asset or Liability? Barrel-Dregs (347)

STOCKTAKERS-  When they can be an Asset or sometimes, through their errors, a Liability? Stocktakers are they of  value? I have detected a serious issue relating to the use of professional stocktakers that needs to be aired. While many publicans may baulk at the cost of a regular stocktaking exercise, its value could be to:… Read More »

Possible Hotel Scam, Barrel-Dregs (244)

Hotel Scam warning. THIS IS SERIOUS ADVICE!!  CHECK OUT THIS GOOD TIP WHEN TRAVELING !!!!!!!!!!!!!   This is very good information, never thought about what was actually on a key card to a hotel room, make sure you read this message!  Information given by Metro Toronto Police Grab a refrigerator magnet on your way out… Read More »

Phone Scam, Barrel-Dregs (194)

Phone Scam This was forwarded to me – be warned. I received a call from an alleged ‘representative’ of BT, informing me that he was disconnecting me because of an unpaid bill. He demanded payment immediately of 31.00 or it would be  118.00 to re-connect at a later date. The guy wasn’t even fazed when I… Read More »

Virus Attack, be warned. Barrel-Dregs (192)

 Virus Attack   This is an email from a reliable colleague, please note. Back in the land of the living having survived (just) a most horrendous virus atrtack on my entire computing system. How it happened last Thursday first thing was I had a spam advert for “Win a free holiday in Euro Disney”.Being the tidy… Read More »