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[_] Like an old friend getting in touch after many years....

Tom Gidden tom at
Fri Sep 16 09:50:53 BST 2011

On 16 Sep 2011, at 08:34, Clive Hunt wrote:
> This scam has been going on for years tbh. I've heard claims that the
> caller is from Microsoft / Symantec / CA etc.

Has anyone written a good counterscript yet? "Should I turn the computer on first?" etc.

I note from Facebook that Steve Roome successfully trolled a telemarketer with this one last night:


> "Ashley works full time but surprisingly hung up when I asked if she also lived in Bristol. Poor lass."


Tom Gidden