Who called me from 01226490001?

+441226490001 (Barnsley, United Kingdom)

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We have registered 227 reports and 11,404 lookups for the phone number 01226 490001 and our community has rated it as a dangerous caller (60 ratings). This phone number is a landline from the United Kingdom.

The most used words in our users' reports are Computer (94 times), Windows (50 times), Scam (42 times), Microsoft (29 times), Silent (15 times), Nuisance (15 times) and Problem (15 times).

Type of call

The calls from this phone number have been categorised as Scam (48 times), Silent call (15 times), Survey (7 times) and Telemarketing (7 times).

Caller Location

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📍 Phone numbers starting with 01226 belong to the Barnsley area. So far we have registered 852 active spam phone numbers and we have detected 67,818 spam calls from this same type of landline as 01226490001 (area code 01226)

Caller ID

Scam detected: Microsoft scam

⚠️ We have identified the phone number 01226 490001 is linked to a Microsoft scam. A scammer will call you and pretend to be an agent from Microsoft Technical Support. They will offer to fix an urgent virus or other technical problem.

The scammers want to gain access to your computer, then they will block your computer and demand a ransom. Be aware that Microsoft staff never call customers to discuss technical problems unless the customer has contacted them first.

  • Do not install any software on your computer if requested by this caller. It's a virus.
  • Never give your bank account, credit card details or passwords to anybody on the telephone.

Phone activity

Rating
Total reports: 227
Total searches: 11,404
Last search:yesterday
Registered:22/07/2015
Total ratings: 60

User reports

  • By Anonymous 

    This number rings every day sometimes more than once,We have told them not to phone and asked for our number to be taken off of there lists but they keep phoning. The last time we accused them of harassment and they hung up.

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  • By Anonymous 

    A guy answered saying he was a consumer firm and wanted me to answer some questions. When i told him politely to remove my number and name from his contact list he said no you need to answer the questions it will only take a minute. So i started shouting at him and he said dont shout at me and i said well don't tell me NO.
    then less that 5 mins later got a call from a woman this time told he the same thing but she just put the phone down.
    i have just received another one that is 3 calls in less than 10 minutes. What i asked for my number to be removed he just went silent for then eventually put the phone down

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  • By Anonymous 

    had three calls from this number today - either silent or man talking nonsense.

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  • By Anonymous 

    They keep on ringing and swearing at me for no reason when I said I don't want to give my initials he said "what the f*** is wrong with you you dickhead go f*** yourself

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  • By Anonymous 

    silent - survey call ( similar number called earlier

    Call type: Survey
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  • By Anonymous 

    My wife answered the phone from this number this evening around 7:45 pm... While the man was talking to her, she handed the phone to me. I said "What do you want"... The guy replied "f*!!k you" and put the phone down.. Charming.......

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  • By Anonymous 

    Rings every day last time I asked to be taken off call list and the man started screaming that he was going to make sure I receive a call every minute of the day.

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Calling 01226490001 from your landline can cost up to 16p per minute. There is a 'set-up' fee that is around 23p; calling from your mobile can cost you from 3p to 65p per minute depending on your phone company. These types of calls are often included in call packages, depending on your provider, calling to this phone number could be free of charge.