• Fred Upp
    May 12, 2016
    Milperra, Australia
    Just phoned Telstra and spoke at length to their Faults/Unwelcome Calls area. As I suspected, this number is not Telstra; who advised that it is an internet based call and IS A SCAMMER! So either don't answer it, and don't give out any information whatsoever. Telstra representative told me that callers from (08) 6228 4112 are trolls, calling in an attempt to get people's financial/personal details (obviously working on the "one born every minute" principle) Tell them to go fk themselves!
  • Michelle
    May 22, 2015
    Richmond, Australia
    Telstra NBN
  • Sarah
    June 5, 2015
    South Yarra, Australia
    Got a missed call from this number too. Lucky I look it up here. :) Blocked.
  • Lauren
    July 15, 2015
    Windsor, Australia
    Calling constantly and hanging up when I answer, even if I answer immediately when it rings. I rang them back, and it says it is Telstra NBN. Spoke to the person and he claimed that their external call service rings several numbers at once, and whoever answers their phone first is the one that they will speak to, all other numbers will be hung up on. I called bullsh*t, and he said if I swear at him again he will terminate the call. Requested he remove my number from their system and he said it would take a day or so. I don't believe they are legitimately Telstra, nor do I believe that my number will be removed. A holes.
  • Lauren
    November 16, 2016
    Woodridge, Australia
    This is from an outbound telemarketing centre subcontacting for Telstra. Employees have access to your account and have a Telstra identication number that usually starts with D and has 6 numbers. There is an office in Brisbane but the head office is in WA thats why it comes up with an 08 number. If you're not sure who the person is, ask for their Telstra identification number and ask them to put nites on the system and call Telstra to confirm. When you call Telstra, that agent will be able to see the notes
  • L
    February 27, 2017
    Camp Hill, Australia
    Ignored this number and checked here first. Just as well
  • John
    April 27, 2016
    Prahran, Australia
    It's not Telstra - They have confirmed it has nothing to do with them. It is very likely a scam, I have reported to scamwatch. AFP, TIO, Telstra all couldn't give a sh*t. Hopefully they get shut down.
  • Elise
    July 9, 2015
    Ballarat, Australia
    Second missed call in two days. Thanks for the heads up guys!
  • Telstra customer
    July 28, 2017
    Blackburn, Australia
    This is a valid 3rd Party Telstra Contractor, ringing on behalf of Telstra. They are persistent. As others state, to have your number removed from the Telemarketer, dial 1800 805 996 and Speak to Telstra's nuisance call centre (https://www.telstra.com.au/consumer-advice/unwelcome-calls/contact-us). They will confirm your details and remove your number from the list, which may take up to 30 days.
  • Anonymous
    June 20, 2017
    Pennant Hills, Australia
    calls every day and leaves no message
  • Rob
    February 25, 2017
    Adelaide, Australia
    Got a call again yesterday - I've had them before from a foreign sounding woman now it's an Aussie bloke. I've asked Telstra before and they've said it is not Telstra. Lucky for me I'm a hard arse that no one gets a cracker out of! He started with 'can I confirm your DOB, full name, address etc' and I simply say NO, I don't give that to anyone that contacts ME. He also didn't seem to know I don't have a home phone or address LOL. Banged on a bit about NBN, so I started complaining bitterly about the lack of towers and reception I suffer as a permanent gypsy and he couldn't get off the phone quick enough LMAO.
  • Nisey
    February 1, 2017
    Bass Hill, Australia
    Same story. I've had several calls from them in the last few days. Always hang up. I called the number back and got a recorded message - they identified as Telstra NBN and said someone would speak to me shortly. Of course, I hung up.
  • Ross
    January 12, 2017
    Claremont, Australia
    They keep calling claiming to be Telstra NBN. The also call a few times hoping that you will identify yourself so the can address you by name when they call again; I fell for that one.
  • AIC14
    January 11, 2017
    Adelaide, Australia
    Thanks for this information everyone. Have been bugged by this number for two weeks now! Never answering the call.
  • Anne
    January 10, 2017
    Floreat, Australia
    They called me today 10/1/17 - re: NBN and said he was from Telstra - he new both my old and new address and as I am interested in bundling my phones, internet and Foxtel I thought I would get a quote - he popped me on hold then hung up - I obviously wanted too much info - sadly he did get my date of birth...
  • Missy666
    May 31, 2016
    Greenacre, Australia
    Same as everyone else. Block their number and never answer their call.
  • DNC
    February 12, 2016
    Palmerston, Australia
    If you have a relationship with the company and have not opted out of their market they are also exempt from the law...
  • Courtney
    December 17, 2015
    Canberra, Australia
    Have had this number calling and leaving voicemails for months claiming to be Telstra. Today I had one with a guy saying, "Hello? Hello? Bro?" Bit of a give away that it's not a legitimate business line...
  • Pip
    August 13, 2017
    Camberwell, Australia
    Telstra complaints department swear this number has nothing to do with Telstra. They suggest talking to UNWELCOME CALLS on 1800 805 996 as well as register with DO NOT CALL. My number is on DO NOT CALL but it hasn't deterred whoever is behind this feral mob. I don't know what UNWELCOME CALLS can do but I will give it a try.
    Generally speaking, I used to visit Reverse Australia site without leaving a comment but I encourage visitors to do so as it helps zero in on bastard calls.
  • Jenny
    August 11, 2017
    Morley, Australia
    Getting a little sick of this one calling several times a day so today I answered and screeched like a siren down the line and waited. I was surprised to hear a bloke called Scott start talking. I hung up.

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