Marina left both a voice message and text message on my phone saying she was calling from Pioneer Credit. She said the message was urgent. When I called she asked if I knew a person I used to work with. I later found out that she also rang other people. Marina said she got my number from a public database and appears to be from a debt collectors agency.
Similar t the other comments, woman stating her name was Marina but giving no other details left a message wanting to get in touch with someone I've never heard of that she said gave me as a reference. Obvious scammer. Like others here say, reporting these scams to the Police is the best thing to do, even though they will probably do nothing. Caller: Marina
Marina called, didn't say where she was calling from but did say she was trying to contact one of my neighbours, asked me to pass on her details so they could call her urgently, regarding a personal matter. How they get our details and know where we live is very scary.
I missed call. She left sms and said Please contact Marina as soon as possible on (08) 6214 4483 regarding an important matter. Thank you.
Caller: (08) 6214 4483
Said her was Marina Petch. Similar to all comments 'personal financial matter' that's why can't share personal information but wants me to pass on her details. Kept changing questions and answering my questions with more questions about trying to get more info about the people being called. Said she found my number from shared available data by looking up my address?? Would not give me company name everytime I asked. Harass the bitch and waste her time like she's wasting others.
Called me regarding money, scary part is I just moved and am receiving the old tenants mail and they asked me to pass on their info to them.. how did they even connect us together without knowing where we live?
She said looking for someone named Steven something, I said I'd never heard of him. She said this call was being recorded just before I hung up. Caller: Marina
Same as all others. Rang, I didn't pick up as it was an unfamiliar number. She left a voicemail wanting me to call this number regarding a Scott O'Donnell (I don't know anyone with this name). She also messaged.
Wanted me to write a note for her and give it to my neighbour whom I don't know, had a really old unit number of mine, not the full address, just the unit number, was all very strange. She said she's from Perth and accessed my Name from a database, then we had a one sided conversation on how you shouldn't use privacy details collected through work for personal matters. And I said I didn't know that person and hung up.
Got a call from a lady named marina, asking for someone named jasimine joyce. Knew my name a previous address. Told her I haven’t lived there for years and hung up. Caller: Marina
I received a call on my mobile. The person said Hi is this .... said my name I said “speaking” she said “Hi I’m Marina from Pioneer Credit do you know a person called Qu Ping? I said “what company are you calling from? They said we are a finance company from Perth and searched up on our database as we are trying to get in contact with Qu Ping. I said I don’t know that person. They said that they searched up on database and I shared the same address as this Qu Ping. I said “No this is a scam. I don’t know anybody that name, nobody lived here under that name”. She said she will mark it in her system. Sounds very dodgy. She knew my address and name. Might be looking at some data system with people contact details. Scammers! She did sound Australian too. No overseas ascent. Very dodgy!!
A person calling themselves Marina called on mobile and landline asking to be called back at earliest convenience in relation to them being able to contact somebody unknown to us called Anthony Robinson, so very clearly a scam. Caller: Marina
Woman called Marina called my husband. Said she found his number in a ‘public database’, however referred to him by his nickname (all public records have his name in full, no abbreviations).
Were asking him about a name we weren’t familiar with (it transpired it was his tenant).
So dodgy. Don’t give any information.
Marina called my partner asking about his tenant. When she first called, she announced it was Marina from Pioneer Credit. However, when we asked again, she said she was from an ‘office in Perth’. When we persisted with questions, she just avoided them and used a lot of ‘ummm’s’ and ‘errrrs’. If this was a debt collector, I presume they would employ more than just one woman. Super sketch!!!
Caller: Marina but not Petch she had the same surname as me.
Same as the rest of the messages asked if I knew the whereabouts of my son......She then proceeded to call my 2 neighbors and my sister.
Marina called and texted and called and texted and called and texted...you get the idea. Calling about someone else on a 'personal financial matter' and trying to track them down 'urgently'. This a scam for sure and like others, I have no idea how she got my contact details. Stay clear and don't panic, just block her numbers and don't engage her - Ever!
I think we can all collectivly agree that any unsolicited call we recieve should be treated with extreem caution Let's make it normal that you don't talk to these scamming muppets about anything.
Tips to protect your privacy (number 3 is most pertinent to this situation)
Same message received today as stated above. I've reported with my phone company and blocked the number
Caller: Mirena (08) 6214 4483
I got a call from this number asking about my uncle. My parents got the call asking about my uncle too from Mirena. I never picked up as I thought it was a scammer. But they left a voicemail
She was looking for my son Had a private personal message she urgently had to contact ....I want to know how she knew my name and mobile number
Caller: Marina P
Called to ask for a relative with same sir name .. trying to get in contact with this guy.
5 complaints this year
13 total complaints
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