Frequent question: Why am I getting voicemails in Chinese?

Why do I get so many Chinese voicemails?

Chinese Robocalls Bombarding The U.S. Are Part Of An International Phone Scam The Mandarin-language messages are part of a “parcel scam” that falsely accuses Chinese immigrants of money laundering and then extorts them.

Why do I keep getting phone calls from someone speaking Chinese?

These fraudulent calls presumed to originate from mainland China target mostly Mandarin-speaking people and Chinese immigrants. By falsely representing a well-known company or official institution such as a bank, consulate, or IRS, the scammers try to rob their victims of money.

How do I stop Chinese spam calls?

You can register your numbers on the national Do Not Call list at no cost by calling 1-888-382-1222 (voice) or 1-866-290-4236 (TTY). You must call from the phone number you wish to register. You can also register at add your personal wireless phone number to the national Do-Not-Call list donotcall.gov.

Does Fido have a Chinese department?

Welcome to the community! Fido does have Chinese speaking customer service representatives. However, those calls are not from Fido. They are from spammers/scammers trying to target Fido’s Chinese immigrant customer base.

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How do I stop robo calls in Australia?

Either visit donotcall.gov.au or call 1300 792 958 to add your number to the register. It’ll take up to 30 days for your registration to take effect. You’ll only need to register once – the registration is indefinite. There’s no guarantee that this will stop every unwanted call, but it should significantly reduce them.

What happens if you answer a robocall?

If you receive a spam robocall, the best thing to do is not answer. If you answer the call, your number is considered ‘good’ by the scammers, even if you don’t necessarily fall for the scam. They will try again because they know someone on the other side is a potential victim of fraud.

Why am I suddenly getting nuisance calls?

If you get nuisance calls after you’ve registered with the TPS, it may be because you gave the caller your number – usually done through marketing preferences when signing up for something online, Tell the caller you don’t want to be contacted again, and they should stop.

What happens if I answer a spam risk call?

If you answer their call, your number is considered “good,” even if you don’t fall for the scam. They will try again next time because they know there’s someone on the other side who is a potential victim for fraud. The less you answer, the fewer the calls.

How do I talk to a person at Fido?

If you are a prepaid customer, choose the options 4 – 4 – 1 from the main menu to talk to a customer service agent. To contact us by phone, you may dial 611 from a Fido handset or 1-888-481-3436 from any other phones.

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How do I get in touch with Fido?

Anything you need, you can always reach us over live chat, Facebook, Twitter, or by dialing 6-1-1 or by dialing 611 on your Fido.

Who Is Fido affiliated with?

Although Fido’s parent company, Rogers Communications, also operates another cellular service Rogers Wireless, Fido remains a separate entity and retains its own retail chain, customer service call centres, network servers and CEO.