• Chris - Nowra NSW
    October 5, 2015
    Scam
    Sydney, Australia
    Just got a phone call from an Indian woman claiming to be from the Accident Investigation Unit. I told her to go and F@#k herself and hung up. Any time anyone with an indian accent rings me I do the same thing. Its a dirty country full of lying, thieving losers.
  • Gigi
    October 10, 2014
    Unknown
    Queensland, Australia
    I just had a call from someone with an Asian accent - probably indian - claiming to call from accident investigation asking to speak to the person that was involved in a car accident 2 years ago. I asked her which car she was talking about. I got quite stressed out because my husband is out in den car and with her strange accent all I could understand was accident. When I realised she was talking about an accident 2 years ago I asked her which car she was talking about. That was a question she apparently could not answer. She said that she must have the wrong number and hung up. Where do those people get my number? It's unlisted and I'm on the no-call register.
  • Dawg
    February 7, 2016
    Scam
    Sydney, Australia
    Never had these calls when call centres were in Aust. Now they're in Mumbai & Manila, we get scammers ringing continuously.
  • Diane
    August 8, 2016
    Unknown
    Pendle Hill, Australia
    I too have had a call from these people, but they cannot give me any information regarding this accident that I may or may not have had, in a car that I may or not have owned, around 2 years ago. She could not give me any details "because of privacy reasons" so when I told them to contact my solicitor at 1800 BITEME the call was abruptly terminated. So I suggest we all start giving this company that number and hope they will all get the message that we are aware of the scam
  • INTERLECT
    February 3, 2015
    Scam
    Brisbane, Australia
    BEWARE another INDIAN CALL CENTRE SCAM!! I had the same number call me. It was an Indian lady called Lisa. She claimed she was also from the Accident Hotline in Newcastle Sydney and she had information that I had been in an accident and had a $5000 claim. She told me a weird long address number which is non existent in Hunt street Newcastle when I questioned her. I played her game and then told her I am reporting you to various bodies! She was so brazen. Whilst talking to her on another line when she supplied me with her number I called and another DODGY indian man answered then hung up! If we call the number now it rings out or says its BUSY! Everyone should report this to SCAM WATCH & POLICE! I am so sick of these Indian scam calls & fraudsters! The problem is various companies outsource to countries alike India and the Philippines and these fraudsters infiltrate and due to international laws etc.. get away with this FRAUD & SCAMS! I say keep our calls centres in AUSTRALIA!!!
  • Corinne
    January 24, 2017
    Scam
    Queensland, Australia
    I got 4 calls today from them asking about an accident, I had just been in an accident two weeks ago because of a driver off his head. I asked how they got my number as I had not made a claim. And they said the police gave it to them. I then hung up and rang the station. I was then informed I had done the right thing and should they call back get their name, age, date of birth, company name and trading number. That usually stops them. Then report it to the ACCC with what information you did get.
  • markc
    August 4, 2016
    Scam
    Calwell, Australia
    I am in Canberra and we've had a couple of these calls int he last week. Woman with a strong non-Australian (possibly Indian) accent, claiming to be from the "Accident Investigation Bureau" regarding compensation for a car accident in the last two years (which we haven't had), and then being extremely evasive in response to simple, direct questions. It was pretty obvious that it was a scam, and it appears it's been doing the rounds for a long time! The phone number was (02) 8006 4574, but I expect it was routed through from overseas.
  • JenF
    February 7, 2017
    Scam
    Penrith, Australia
    Just had a call from (02) 8091 4668 re a rear ender in last twelve months.Brian with Indian accent 7th Feb 2017 11-45am
  • ros
    December 7, 2016
    Unknown
    Connells Point, Australia
    jsut got scam call from indian voice from (02) 8091 4668 i said is this a scam call and he hung up.
  • Kayla
    September 29, 2016
    Unknown
    Victoria, Australia
    I am at work and have been getting these calls all morning on different extensions.
    Someone with an Indian accent claiming to be from "The Accident Helpline" - definitely a scam and getting very annoying!
  • Annoyed
    July 22, 2015
    Scam
    Brisbane, Australia
    Do you own a business that advertises on any websites
  • Drew
    June 10, 2015
    Survey
    New South Wales, Australia
    I'm an Aussie bloke who'd like stick my tongue in your tight ass
    Call me if you're interested 0419 048 950
    I'll covers all your asspects for you
  • Prue
    April 13, 2015
    Unknown
    Alderley, Australia
    also been annoyed by cold caller same as above - but when I laughed and him and told him I knew there was no such dept - and hung up - he then called me back and told me not to laugh at him!
  • Rhonda
    September 29, 2014
    Scam
    Sydney, Australia
    Also just got a accident investigation call asking if anyone had been hurt and something to do with my number... WTF.. told him he had the wrong number and hung up... Heavy Indian accent.. if they call back I will tell them that I will get my policeman (not) husband to take his call... but does anyone know how they are getting our numbers and their numbers to call... to buy a sim card in Oz you need a drivers license or ID.. so how the heck can these people mass call from an Oz number... not impressed
  • brutus bigg
    August 27, 2014
    Scam
    Sydney, Australia
    just another scam
    told the indian creep that I was having whole a cow for dinner
    then the abuse started
    so every time they ring I now have a very very loud whistle that they cop
    report them to immigration and deport the scammers they are here on student visa and have over stayed
  • Jo
    April 25, 2017
    Unknown
    South Perth, Australia
    I told them I had been in an accident and killed someone. Stopped them in their tracks
  • John Chicago
    April 24, 2017
    Unknown
    Eleebana, Australia
    JUST GOT A PHONE CALL FROM A "BARRY" (who sounded INDIAN) from NATIONAL ACCIDENT HELPLINE -As soon as he said that I SAID "BULLsh*t" and hung up on him.
  • Graham
    April 23, 2017
    Unknown
    Adelaide, Australia
    here is a translater, type in a message then get it trandlated to Hindi keep it on your computer. https://www.google.com.au/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBAU738AU738&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=english+to+indian+voice+message
  • richelle
    April 19, 2017
    Unknown
    Ferntree Gully, Australia
    We received a call from the Australian Accident Hotline at our workplace - three calls in succession. The first two calls we told them there was no one who had an accident here and that they had called a workplace, then they quickly hung-up. The third time we played along for a bit stating there had been an accident 18 months prior, and the person on the end of the line with an Indian accent tried to confirm the timeline, but had trouble hearing me. We played with the bad phone line but ended up laughing at them and they hung up. No calls back so far.
  • Bee Bee
    April 3, 2017
    Unknown
    Brisbane, Australia
    It's a rotocaller / robot, it calls (09) 9999 0000, (09) 9999 0001, (09) 9999 0002 etc

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