Phone scam data » Charity

CHARITY CALLS: LIVE DATA

Fundraising or charity calls are common and most of the time completely legitimate. Many charities such as Battersea Dogs have telephone campaigns asking for donations.

Calls that originate from agencies calling on behalf of charities, or directly from them are sometimes unsolicited. Scammers have been known to call and use a name that sounds similar to a well-known charity. If you give your credit card details over the phone in order to pay a donation, the scammer will be able to use this information to empty your bank account.

When a charity calls that you think is a worthwhile cause and you would like to donate to, hang up and research their website or contact details on your own. You will be able to donate directly to the charity without the risk of exposing yourself to a possible scam. Donating directly to the charity will ensure all the funds are going directly to them. Charities that outsource their donation campaigns will have to pay a fee or commission to the agency.

Charity activity is average

Charity calls activity right now is average

CALLS DETECTED

The best way to measure how popular a scam is a scam, it's to measure how many calls have been made.

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Calls detected in the past 24h

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Calls detected in the past 30 days

Calls detected in the last 24 hours

Calls detected in the last 30 days

ORIGIN OF THE CALLS

This is the top 10 of cities where the Charity scam originated in the previous month.

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3,649 Calls

Brighton, UK

3,133 Calls

London, UK

515 Calls

Bristol, UK

184 Calls

Oxford, UK

148 Calls

Birmingham, UK

  1. Brighton 3,649 calls


  2. London 3,133 calls


  3. Bristol 515 calls


  4. Chester 383 calls


  5. Hemel Hempstead 326 calls


  6. Colchester 311 calls


  7. Carmarthen 217 calls


  8. Oxford 184 calls


  9. Birmingham 148 calls


  10. Brooke 142 calls


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