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The scam call, purportedly from the Reserve Bank, plays a pre-recorded message saying that the receiver has “an important customer message from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.” If the receiver stays on the call, a real person takes the call on the other end and proceeds to start talking in a foreign language.
Phone Scams: Beware of These 8 Common Telephone Scams. Katie Aug 21. Phone scams are no joke. Scammers target millions of Americans every year via robocalls. Many people fall victim to scams for guaranteed free vacations, offers on medical supplies, or other products. A common scam plays upon fear when the scammer threatens arrest for unpaid debts or tax bills. One of the most infamous phone.
New Zealand immigration scam phone calls. Although these phone calls have been targeted mainly at Indian Nationals living in New Zealand, they are also happening all over the world. The callers are very persistent and will appear genuine and convincing. They will claim to be calling from the Immigration Contact Centre number; however this is far from the case. This is a phone spoofing scam.
New Zealanders have been targeted in a 'Wangiri' phone scam over the past few days, where phone users miss calls that then cost big bucks to call back.
The three popular holiday house sites in NZ (airbnb, bookabach and holidayhouses.co.nz) allow for people to pay by credit card. The details differ, but all three hold the funds until the stay is underway or completed before releasing the money to the host.
A Trading Standards organisation is warning north-east residents of a new telephone scam. Moray Trading Standards said people in the area had received calls from a person claiming to be from a.