Amazon TSV 24/04/21

boffy

VIP Shopper
My daughter was in hysterics about the last Amazon TSV. she said it was out of date Techwise and overpriced. No surprises there then!
 

SusieSue

VIP Shopper
"Sir, I am calling from Amazon Prime to speak to you."
"The Amazon? I don't know anyone in the Amazon! How did you get there?
"No sir, I am not calling you from the Amazon I am calling you from Amazon about your account. Do you know you have an SEVENTY NINE NINETY FIVE charge from Amazon Prime?"
"From Amazon? Why would I pay to go to the Amazon? Now the Maldives! That's where you should holiday."
"No no no sir, you have suspected fraudulent activity on your Amazon account. Do you know a Mr John?"
"John! Oh yes I know John but I wouldn't call him Mr!"
"No sir, please let me finish, a Mr John Smith"
"Mr John Smith! Yes, but he wouldn't call me from the Amazon. Oh I haven't spoken to him in years. I shall write him a letter."
"No sir it is a fake name, we have seen suspicious activity on the account. This is not the name each time it is changing."
"No no no, he never changed his name. He got married, but she changed her name! Mrs Edith Smith!"
"Do you have a computer or smart device?"
"No I don't have that, no never. My wife she does but no I don't"
"Ok sir, may I speak with your wife."
"Yes, yes of course"
"KATE! KATE! KATE! GET DOWN HERE NOW. Now Kate a nice young man is calling you from the Amazon!
(in best old lady voice I can do) "Helloooo! I've got a new knitting pattern."
"Yes ma'am, do you have a computer or smart phone device?"
"I have a tablet!"
(back as husband again after some fumbling noises) "I am sorry, My wife says she needs to take her tablets! I took mine this morning but I mustn't let her forget she's not entirely with it you know.

The above are the highlights of a conversation a friend had with a scam telephone caller claiming to be from Amazon Prime, he likes to waste their time so they are not calling someone vulnerable, this time he's pretending to be an elderly man and his wife....he's a bit of a plank but sometimes he makes me so proud! As this is an Amazon thread I thought it might amuse you all
 

boffy

VIP Shopper
Sorry but as soon as I hear a Indian voice from a call centre I switch off. Scam Alert!
 
We had one yesterday saying we had ordered an iPhone for £399 and if we hadn't to press 1....

who in uk can buy an iPhone for £399!
 

SUPERCOOLWILLOW

STAR IN THE HOOD

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JeepSwensonfan

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I got fraud on my amazon account. Took months to get my money back, so don't bother with them anymore.

About the scam calls, brilliant way of getting them haha. I always try, but the phone is down stairs, and I always miss them. My bank account number is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
 

SUPERCOOLWILLOW

STAR IN THE HOOD
aparently under £100 + post
 

Clothescloth

Well-known member
All the Amazon ones I get are recorded messages, as are the ones telling me my internet is about to be cut off. I get nothing for a couple of months, and then must be on some sort of loop, as I’m then inundated with them for a couple of weeks. One day I had a call every hour, starting at 8 o’clock in the morning. The only one I get an actual person ( call centre from India) is when I’m told I have a problem with my computer. I play the silly old lady game along with them if I’m in the mood, or I just tell them to go away.
 

SUPERCOOLWILLOW

STAR IN THE HOOD
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