There are many statements regarding telephone fraud and telephone spam that are not true or not completely true. tellows.co.uk, the platform for the reverse search of telephone numbers has listed the most important ones and clarifies to what extent they are actually correct. For example, they uncover that the assumption that only elderly persons become a victim of telephone fraud, is not completely true. There are scams that mainly young people fall for. The Microsoft support scam is an example for this. In this fraud, a scammer pretends to be a Microsoft employee and tries to receive sensitive data over the phone. According to Microsoft it is most successful in the age group of 18 to 34 years. In addition to the myths about telephone fraud and scam, tellows.co.uk also clarifies the most occurring mistaken assumptions regarding their own website. A common assumption is that anyone can post reviews and comments to tellows without being questioned. tellows.co.uk explains that this is false. Even though every person can upload a rating or a comment, every comment and rating will be checked by an automatic spam check system and the tellows employees.
More misconceptions and the associated clarifications can be found on: https://blog.tellows.co.uk/2020/06/the-7-biggest-myths-about-telephone-scam-and-co/
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