[AusNOG] "Telstra" scammers still at it...

James Gray james at gray.net.au
Thu Feb 24 17:24:54 AEDT 2022

On 24 Feb 2022, at 1:58 pm, Kai <vk6ksj at westnet.com.au> wrote:
> Just got a call on "0432 383 486" from "Alex Watson from Telstra, about critical warning messages seen from my account recently".
> Alex had a moderate Indian accent.
> I asked for his Telstra staff ID and he hung up. Hahaa.
> Just hope the next person they call doesn't think it's legit and end up scammed.

I usually open with something like “Oh no! That sounds serious” and act clueless; string them along for as long as I can. I figure if they’re wasting their time with me, they can’t be duping my elderly parents out of my inheritance! My record so far is upwards of 10 minutes.

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