• Stephen Woods
    November 18, 2019
    Nuisance call
    Australia
    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 !
    ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE! 

    Cheers
  • Richtell Survey
    November 15, 2019
    Survey
    Australia
    I called back the number 0488 822 497 and reached vm that said I reached Richtell Survey
  • Anonymous
    February 13, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    I blocked this number after 2 unanswered calls and the number still called again
  • Anonymous
    December 2, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    Lesson from an ex employee if it rings and it's someone you don't know don't answer.
    If it's important they'll leave a message, if not they won't, so just place number on your list of barred numbers.
  • Anonymous
    May 20, 2020
    Scam call
    Australia
    Just another scammer
  • Melissa
    May 18, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Received call. Install an app called “Truecaller” and it’ll cone up if a spam number calls. I swear by this app. Have now blocked the number
  • Rita lee
    May 18, 2020
    Scam call
    Australia
    Caller: Some sort of survey

    They said I contacted them to do a paid survey and I meet the criteria and they will send me $150 if I give them bank acc And answer some questions um NO THANKS!!!
  • Old49er
    May 18, 2020
    Survey
    Australia
    I spent a few minutes and responded to reasonable question about intended travel after CoVid. I hope that results from surveys like this help our hospitality industry recover.
  • David
    May 18, 2020
    Unsolicited call
    Australia
    Caller: Reachtel

    Another annoying automated caller. I guess the do not call register is not doing it's job as usual.
  • Anonymous
    May 18, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    No one on the other end. Cnuts...
  • Anonymous
    February 29, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: I don't know nor care

    Have at times received over 50 calls in a 24 hour period. I don't answer and if the caller can't be bothered to leave a message then definitely don't answer. Fed up with the extreme number of calls.
  • Anonymous
    February 26, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Suspected spam comes up so didn't answer it has rung two more times which I ignored will now block it.
  • Anonymous
    February 13, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    Thanks Stephen. This number called 4 times this afternoon and each time left no message. Like others I am on the do not call register. My number is currently in the White pages. I am a low volume phone user and in the past 3 weeks I have been blocking at least 5 calls a week. This will be another one. Am finding Reverseaustralia a very helpful site. Makes me wonder if this volume of spamming is what others are experiencing. Surely the Government and Telstra can do more?
  • jim
    February 13, 2020
    Unknown
    Australia
    i am sick of this sh*t it is my phone sh*t heads ringing 4/5 times a week
  • Anonymous
    January 16, 2020
    Unsolicited call
    Australia
    Again, thanks Stephen for the info. These calls are annoying
  • Anonymous
    December 31, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    Thanks for the comments. I on the do not call register and I still get calls. I will block the number.
  • Anonymous
    December 2, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    Thank you for your very informative message Stephen
  • Robert
    December 2, 2019
    Nuisance call
    Australia
    0488 seems to be the prefix for these nuisance calls. It was something like 7099 but now it's this one.
  • Emily
    December 2, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    I didn’t answer and typically no message left
  • Anonymous
    December 2, 2019
    Unknown
    Australia
    Caller: Scammers

    Like all the thousand of other numbers these scammers call from...BLOCKED!!!!!!

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