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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2017 11:56 pm 
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I wasn't actually thinking of that kind of power! :)


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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2017 11:05 am 
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Jon wrote:
I wasn't actually thinking of that kind of power! :)
It's ALL part of the "Power of Smart Meters". Hidden, unseen, largely unknown by the people, sinister and dangerous.


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PostPosted: Sat May 27, 2017 3:06 pm 
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Be careful .....

There are people ringing from 0800 numbers saying they are from British Gas and they are offering Smart Meter installations.

I had 2 or 3 a day last week recorded on the phone whilst I was away and it is still continuing. When I looked up the 0800 numbers, which varied slightly, via Google, the messages posted were the same, it's seems dodgy.

A few posters have said that the caller quotes your first 2 letters of your postcode, which is easy to find, in my case the 841 bit can easily be tied to a UB postcode, then they ask for the rest. One person answered the alleged security response with a made up postcode suffix that they accepted.

At the moment I'm letting Truecall block them but next week I may have some fun with them.

I have reported it to BG but I'm not expecting a response till next week. In the meantime I've used the BG number checker and that tool doesn't recognise the numbers.

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