Look out for scam emails about the Vitale V3 card with the Service-public.fr or Ameli logo inviting you to download a form to obtain the new card within 24 hours.
This is a variation on a scam that has been around for a while. You receive a phone call telling you that you have been selected as the winner of a ‘cadeau’, and you need to phone a number and give a code to claim it.
Sadly, new tricks are thought up every day by unscrupulous scammers hoping to con us out of our euros, so it pays to be alert.
Navigating the murky waters of digital TV and online streaming can at times make the Bermuda Triangle seem simple!
Just wanted to let you know that a similar scam arrived on my laptop from “proscan28online” pretending to be Microsoft technical support and freezing the computer.
It could be a #pingcall, in which you are connected to an international hotline which charges just for connecting, along with high per-minute fees for as long as they can keep you talking. Caller ID will look as if the call is coming from 01, 02, 04 etc instead of the expensive 0 899. These charges will show up on your bill as premium services. (surtaxée.)
Watch out for another scam involving spam calls. In this latest case, the caller, a woman spoke French with a foreign accent, and said she was from the EDF and that the person called had…
Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping.
Simply going out to Intermarché has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don’t be naive enough to think it couldn’t happen to you or your friends.
Look out for scam emails inviting carte Vitale holders to connect to www.ameli.fr, the health insurance and reimbursement site. These fraudulent emails claim to be from the assurance maladie, displaying the logo and the website link. In reality, the…
This recently happened to some elderly friends of mine. “On Thursday the ‘EDF’ phoned to say they were sending two guys to look at our house near Canet with a view to helping us economise…