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advice for letter i received

  • 20-09-2013 11:46am
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    Registered Users Posts: 73 ✭✭✭ sajid.ahmed


    hi guys i just received a letter from some spanish lottery that i can enter in draw obviously its a scam just want to get my card number wondering anybody had experience like that where did they get my house address we went to spain holiday this year hotel booking time i enter the house address we went by ryanair i have no idea where did they get my house address they might my card number aswell what should i do now?


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  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 58 ✭✭✭ carol clery


    hi guys i just received a letter from some spanish lottery that i can enter in draw obviously its a scam just want to get my card number wondering anybody had experience like that where did they get my house address we went to spain holiday this year hotel booking time i enter the house address we went by ryanair i have no idea where did they get my house address they might my card number aswell what should i do now?

    Throw it in the bin and forget about it


  • Registered Users Posts: 73 ✭✭✭ sajid.ahmed


    Throw it in the bin and forget about it

    so no worries they don't do anything still its clicking my mind where did they get my address


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,042 ✭✭✭✭ Collie D


    so no worries they don't do anything still its clicking my mind where did they get my address

    Could be anything as simple as phone book. I've had one as well. As Carol says "Bin it and forget about it".


  • Registered Users Posts: 73 ✭✭✭ sajid.ahmed


    Collie D wrote: »
    Could be anything as simple as phone book. I've had one as well. As Carol says "Bin it and forget about it".

    thanks but i did not put my address in phone book anyway there should be way to find out hoe did they get my details whats else they knows


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,532 ✭✭✭ brian_t


    Throw it in the bin and forget about it

    Doing this kind of thing might be what caused your problem in the first place.

    If you are disposing of any document containing any personal information, it should be properly shredded.


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