Caller: I Don't Care
What people need to know is that all these calls are aided and abetted by telstra ! They have an endless bank of numbers that these people are given access to, so they just have to make the call then telstra under their agreement just allocates one of this number bank to that call and another call will have another number bank number allocated to it , this is why if you do happen to call back the connection just cuts out because you are calling a non existent number ; and telstra should be ashamed of themselves for that " Profit Over Privacy! " shame on you Telstra! The only other hang up calls you will get "are" actual numbers their the ones that let it ring just once or twice then end the call, the idea behind this is to get you to call them wondering what they wanted and by doing so you have just given them two things they can now overcome the " Do Not Call Register " as you have now phoned them and they are just returning your call ( perfectly legal ) and secondly you have just let them know that yours is an active number so they can now sell it off to a mailing list along with any details about you they have .
SO if you don't know the number and they don't leave messages "BLOCK" the lot of them and tell everyone you know to do the same.
Legitimate callers will generally always leave some form of message for you.
And to finish my rant!
Shamefully enough most of these calls come from the one company that collects for most of the well known charities and for every $1 you donate only about 3 cents to a maximum of 8 cents from that $1 goes to that actual charity the rest goes into the pockets of these annoying " Thieves "
Thanks for your time!
PS:~ TELL EVERYONE !
I called back number 0480 025 442 rang once then gets disconnected automatically. similar story with multiple calls, no message left so I was wary and wanted to see if anyone else had posted this number. Thanks everyone for taking the time to add your comments. Number now blocked. I’m starting to tell these guys to hold for a minute and just don’t speak, they hang up after a minute or two. If everyone did this to them, they would waste so much of their own time Multiple calls unanswered, starting 9.10.19. Number now blocked. Caller: NexGen Insurance
Very annoying - calling at all times of the day starting from 6.30am. Have blocked. Again.
Just adding to the list of complaints about this number. Called me several times so i called back. They said they were from insurance wanted my details. I hung up and blocked the number straight away. I can't seem to be able to block this number. With 63 COMPLAINTS would think one would be able to Caller: 0480 025 442
I’ve blocked this phone call twice and they still ring me from the exact same number! It is frustrating as I don’t know why the exact number is still getting through as I’ve blocked the number. How do I stop this?!
Caller: Premium Advise Network
i called back and got put on a queue, said they are called Premium advise network".
dont know who they are.
keeps on calling . do not want to hear from them Caller: Pest
Keeps harassing me. Block it immediately.
Rings incessantly. Tried to call back to put it to sleep but "number not available from this service" was the only outcome. Bloody nuisance. I've now blocked the number. Constant calls for days on end, never leaves a message, so I haven’t bothered calling it back, only rings a few times before they hang up. Don’t block these numbers make new contact in your phone called bogus number than you can hang up on them in the future - blocking them means they just change to another number calls a lot, never leaves message and when I try to call back I get message advising " we are unable to connect your call at this time"
Next time I hope I manage to answer it and I'll be able to waste their time too.
I never answer numbers I dont know. I let it ring then put my number on private and call the number back and 100% of the time its a nuisance call so then I block them this way they dont have my number and dont bother me again. Caller: Some Wanker
That all makes sense what you’re saying, as most of these are a computer program trawling the phone (number) banks, to do exactly what you said.
Some useless stats, if anyone thought they must runout of numbers.
Back of an envelope math coming up.
What’s the total number of 10 digit (0000,000,000) total (n) combinations, eg; 10^10=10Billion.
If we use area codes, up to 14 digits, (+00,00,000,000,000) we get over 87Billion different permutations, however, it’s unlikely because mobiles and area codes are use more than once, so we could just estimate, but say, eg; really big number, (scientific terminology).
Thought I would lighten someone’s day with this useless info, also to remember to Block this spammers
someone from this number messaged a collegue of mine and said it was me
When I called them back they said it wasn't them but I have a screenshot proving it came from this number
4 complaints this year
73 total complaints
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