New potential scam 070 mobile numbers

Kelly Chandler from The Bespoke Wedding Company & our marketing/finance director has kindly informed us of a new potential scam asking planners to call them on a 070 phone number, the actual message is below.

Kelly was suspicious of the email tone so did a quick search on the internet and found out that 070 phone numbers are premium rate redirected numbers. More information can be found via yahoo answers.

If ever you are unsure on a particular email we always advise you conduct a search of that persons name, email address, postal address or telephone number. If it is a scam it will invariably have been reported online somewhere!

—–Original Message—–
From:
peter.t.mansfield@gmail.com [mailto:peter.t.mansfield@gmail.com]
Sent: 12 August 2010 13:06
To:
weddings@thebespokeweddingco.com
Subject: Wedding

Hi

I need to get an organiser for my wedding. Can you give me a call?

Thanks

Peter Mansfield
07031964948

50 thoughts on “New potential scam 070 mobile numbers

  1. Dave Fuller

    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031952613.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield

  2. Alan Bridgewater

    I received this today,
    ——————————————

    Hi

    I am looking to get some posters printed. Can you give me a call regarding costs.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031906945
    ——————————————

    I thought it looked odd, someone on email wanting a phone reply, so I emailed a reply instead.

    Alan

  3. sara

    I too received an email from this guy asking for an appointment and being a nail salon thought something was amiss so searched for his email address ad found this post!

  4. sandra

    we have just had one asking us to send a fax of offers for holidays
    Can you send me some information on your holiday accommodation overseas. My
    fax number is 07031972785

    Thanks

    Graham Dudley
    07031964948

  5. Sarah

    I’ve just received the below, glad I googled first! Supposed to respond to all enquiries at work but not this time!

    Hi

    I am looking for advice on how to market my new company.

    Could you give me a ring to arrange a consultation.

    Peter Mansfield
    07031940802

  6. Alison

    we had this one yesterday

    Hi

    I need to get an organiser for my wedding. Can you give me a call?

    Thanks

    Jason Hartley
    07031971595

    and then this one today,

    Hi

    I need to get an organiser for my wedding. Can you give me a call?

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031964651

    as you can see the text is the same just the names and numbers are different.

  7. Danilo Figueiredo

    I received this email today:

    Hi

    I have tried calling to book an appointment but got no answer. Can you please call me.

    Thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    07031952615

    From same email address (peter.t.mansfield@gmail.com) – very strange!

  8. Rupert Langham

    I got one this morning

    -
    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031976352.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    -

  9. Rupert Langham

    I got one this morning

    -
    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031976352.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    -

  10. Rupert Langham

    I got one this morning

    -
    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031976352.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    -

  11. Lance

    I received this rather odd email yesterday.

    Hi

    I am building 6 timber house. Can you give me a call to arrange a quote.

    Thanks

    David Jenkinson
    07031964651

    I emailed this guy a reply, as it was so late when I had returned home. Having not received any reply today, I’m very glad I searched the unrecognised number … as I was all prepared to call, until now!
    Seems the scammers have broadened their horizons a tad.

  12. paul

    Got This and its a SCAM on the 14-09-2010

    Seems we are all coming across this idiot, i never rang him, and I always google numbers anyway.

    Hi

    I have tried calling but got no answer. I would like to replace my bathroom suite. Could you please give me a call.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031976356

  13. Phil

    Paul Worthing just left me the one about having a community website built (see below). Very clever scam. I only got suspicious because I am a web developer and actually live in worthing and thought it a little too coincidental.

    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031961654.

    Many thanks

    Paul Worthing

  14. Mr Moore

    I had one from peter too!!

    People like this should be shot at birth…..wish i could meet this idiot or idiot’s face to face..!

    Hi

    Could you give me a call to arrange a quote for new lowered ceilings.

    Thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    07031976350

    (peter.t.mansfield@gmail.com)

  15. Oli

    Received the following:

    Subject: Need to make a claim

    Hi

    Can you give me a call. I have recently been involved in a car accident which has stopped me from working and would like to know how I can make a claim.

    Thanks

    Darren Partington
    07031971595

  16. Simon Cooper

    The little B@%$&”$D

    As a driving instructor I often get this type of message so far I had called him 4 times today.

    at least now I will stop calling.

    ***********************
    Hi

    I have tried calling to arrange some lessons but have not been able to get an answer can you please give me a call.

    Thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    07031971595
    *********************

  17. Shaun

    I’ve had the same. The only place my mail address has been listed is yell.com till feb 2010 and on my own website. These messages come from a google gmail account…has anyone tried to follow this up with them?

    ——-
    I am looking for a maintenance firm to maintain & repair some houses I own. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Peter Mansfield
    07031976356

  18. Hannah

    I just recieved one too:

    Hi

    I have tried calling to but have been unable to get through. I was wondering if you do family portraits if so could you please give me a call

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031961654

    Email was :mark.whiston@gmail.com

  19. Jane Hooper

    This post was extremely helpful as I have had exactly the same email! Except mine was from a Jason Hannigan.

    Thanks for all your comments you have all saved me money!

  20. Dan

    got this yesterday

    Nigerian xx most likely

    Hi

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031971595.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield

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  22. clare c

    I work at a ladies only gym and dont get many enquires from men, so thought this was odd: Anyway I didnt call him…

    Hi

    Could you give me a call regarding membership.

    Paul Worthing
    07031952614

  23. Matt Link

    Just had exactly the same –

    Subject: Photographers – General

    Hi

    I have tried calling to but have been unable to get through. I was wondering if you do family portraits if so could you please give me a call

    Thanks
    Stephen Dodd
    07031906945

    stephen.p.dodd@gmail.com

  24. steve J

    Recieved this one today. What can be done to stop it this is ridiculous.
    Somebody must know who the number is registered too.

    —–Original Message—–
    From: paul.worthing@gmail.com [mailto:paul.worthing@gmail.com]
    Sent: 27 October 2010 11:16
    To:
    Subject: Swimming Pool

    Hi

    I am looking to have a swimming pool installed in my house. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031964948

  25. admin

    sadly I dont think there is anything that can be done except double check any enquries that dont seem quite right, thankfully with the number of blogs highlighting scams, not as many people will get caught out.

  26. Jack

    I got this to my business email today, got suspicious when I saw the 070 number and did a search and found this site……….

    Hi

    I have just bought a 3 bedroom house to renovate and would like a quote for re-wiring the house could you please give me a call.

    Many thanks

    Scott Deardon
    07031952615

  27. David Owen

    We have also received 2 such emails this week, first looked suspicious, second one confirmed it was likely spam. Did a google search and found this thread confirming it.

    Hi

    I need some family videos putting on dvd. Could you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031919920

    Hi

    I need some family videos putting on dvd. Could you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031952611

  28. sue powell

    I just got one too…
    Hi

    I have tried calling to find out what courses you run, but have been unable to get through. Could you please give me call to discuss what courses are available.

    Many thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031961576

    email mark.whiston@gmail.com

  29. peter

    Hi

    I have tried calling to book an airport transfer but got no answer. Can you please call me.

    Thanks

    John Fielding
    07031961654

    i called !!!!!

  30. Mark McIntyre

    Hi, thanks guys, i got an email from the same person asking about Personal Training (www.ptfit.co.uk)…. when people do email enquire they tend to ask a series of questions or simply phone me… thought is look suspicious straight away… then confirmed here…

    Hi

    I am looking for a trainer. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031952613

  31. christian storm

    I have recieved similar from Paul Worthing, Have your wits about you and do not phone back any asking, i have forwarded the information to the police as far an i am concerned this is fraud.:-

    Hi
    >
    > I have tried calling to but have been unable to get through. I was wondering if you do family portraits if so could you please give me a call
    >
    > Thanks
    >
    > Paul Worthing
    > 07031952617

  32. Marie Lee

    I have just recieved email from same man, same number, etc asking us to give him a call as he found mice in his house…! We are a pest control company, but I did find the email slightly odd…just instincts..so tapped the number in on google and found this page! Glad I checked it! Thanks for posting this on your blog.

  33. John Lazenby

    I got this today:

    Hi

    I need to hire a disco for a family party. Can you please give me a call.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031952613

    Seems Mr Worthing has lots of numbers.

  34. John Ford

    Hi

    I have just bought a 3 bedroom house to renovate and would like a quote for re-wiring the house could you please give me a call.

    Many thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031971595

  35. craig

    I don’t suppose any of you have kept the emails and can post a copy of the email headers so that I can try a trace.

    I traced the one I got and it came from Liverpool. I have the person’s IP address and will report it to their ISP but it would be good to get a few more to compare.

    Not wishing to do Grandma and egg sucking but if you are using one of the outlook progs the headers can be found here after you open the email and cop and pasted File>Properties>Details (tab)

    Craig

  36. Iain

    Craig, I’ve got 2! From jason.t.hannigan@gmail.com and stephen.p.dodd@gmail.com
    A sense of de-ja-vu, but a bit of digging and realised the content was exactly the same:

    “Hi I am trying to arrange entertainment for my wedding. Could you please give me a call.
    Thanks
    Stephen Dodd
    07031961553″

    and

    “Hi
    I am trying to arrange entertainment for my wedding. Could you please give me a call.
    Thanks
    Jason Hannigan
    07031963678″

    More than happy to print and send them to you. Get the thieving **** sorted! Fortunatley I only called once and got an American sounding answerphone.

    You will find my e-mail on the front page of the web link at my name.

  37. Al

    Got this last night, was just about to call but did a quick google first thankfully:

    from peter.t.mansfield@gmail.com

    I am currently looking to have a community based website built. Could you please give me a call to discuss costings. My number is 07031952613.

    Many thanks

    Peter Mansfield

  38. Iain

    I had an email come through this morning to the company account and thought it odd as it didi not have the usual headers and info that are attached when a person send by the contact link on the website. Did some checks just now an I find this load of warnings.

    ———————
    From: paul.worthing@gmail.com
    To: info@linis-solutions.co.uk

    Hi

    Could you give me a call to arrange a quote for an alarm system for my shop.

    Thanks

    Paul Worthing
    07031972682

    ———————————————————————–

    Glad we are all so vigilant lol

  39. Ian

    Hi

    I am looking for a new scooter and would like to ask a couple of questions. Can you give me a call

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031976350

  40. Thomas Nichols

    Google has this page top for “mark whiston” — sadly they’ll soon realise and use other names. Here’s the message, headers intact, my details replaced by ZZZ

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    From: mark.whiston@gmail.com
    To: ZZZ@ZZZ.com
    Subject: Tried Calling
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    Hi

    I have tried calling but got no answer. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031976354

    ===============================================

  41. James

    Received this message, tried phoning…fortunately Orange have permanently barred this number.

    Hi

    I have tried calling but got no answer. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031952614

  42. Ivor Greer

    Another Mark Whiston one for the record! I was just about to email a rely asking him for more details when I checked the web and came across this site!

    Hi

    I have tried calling but got no answer. Can you give me a call.

    Thanks

    Mark Whiston
    07031919920

  43. Julian Whybra

    I live in the UK and decided to take this further. The scam can be reported to the Government’s Office of Fair Trading who will take trace the origin of the scam and take the perpetrator to court. There is a specific department which deals with telephone scams called Action Fraud (www.actionfraud.org.uk) – you can e-mail the offending e-mail to them direct with explanatory details on email@actionfraud.org.uk or phone them 0300 123 2040. Let’s hope paul.worthing@gmail.com has had his day.

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