Accident ? What accident …

I got one of those spam calls this morning. My phone is usually muted during the night, but whilst K*** and R*** have been away, I’ve left the sound on. It was one of those annoying 020xx xxxxxx calls. I don’t usually answer them on the basis that if it is a genuine call, then they’ll either call back or leave a voicemail. However, I was expecting a call or text from the Argos delivery driver for the package I was having delivered (yep it didn’t go in the car!). They had told me that delivery was between 7am and 8pm, but that I would get a call or text before they deliver. The guy in Argos told me that some drivers like to finish early on Saturday, so it would be likely to be early than later.

I heard my phone at around 6:15 and not checking the number just answered it. I knew straight away what kind of call it was when the lady (questionable) at the other end spoke. The recorded voice started with “Hello, sorry to hear about your recent FATAL accident …” It was at that point that I hung up. I still find it funny.

One thought on “Accident ? What accident …

  1. I have had a few in the past month or so, a very clever recording of a lady/computer introducing herself, and awaiting a voice response, then does the accident thing. First time I had not realised that it was a recording, and asked her where she got my details from as I have never had an accident, her reply of “okay great, well I can help get the best compensation for you” alerted me, so I hung up and blocked the number. These things are getting clever, but it seems that the GDPR isn’t working.

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