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Canary Claims - is it scam?

(12 Posts)
kittylester Wed 13-Nov-19 11:07:09

DH has just had a phone call from the above saying the company has managed to reclaim PPI to the value £1,750 for us.

We are assuming it is a scam - has anyone else been approached by them?

vena11 Wed 13-Nov-19 11:28:52

They need your permission to claim so I would say it was a scam, if you answer them they will probably ask for bank details. I would don't answer them.

vena11 Wed 13-Nov-19 11:29:45

I would not answer them that should be.

Urmstongran Wed 13-Nov-19 11:37:09

Phishingi expect kitty

kittylester Wed 13-Nov-19 13:42:36

It was really weird. They didnt want any personal details just a £50 Amazon voucher to be handed to the chap who arrived with the cheque at 1pm today.

The man then rang twice to check whether we had the voucher or not.

Meanwhile, I contacted Action Fraud who said it was a con used quite often.

DH told the man on the phone to go away but then the doorbell rang at 1.15!! shock

Luckily it was the new birthbath!! grin

ladymuck Wed 13-Nov-19 14:26:50

Haven't had this one, but did get a dodgy-looking e-mail this morning, about a holiday booking. Have moved it to Spam for the time being.
I'm waiting to see if anyone else mentions it.

EllanVannin Wed 13-Nov-19 14:48:20

PPI is no longer running since the end of August, only those which are still being processed since claims began. I must warn my D who is still awaiting her 2 or 3 claims.

It's a scam because they'll ask for details to " deposit the cheque ".

kittylester Wed 13-Nov-19 16:03:17

No, EllanAnnin they were bringing the cheque round in exchange for the Amazon voucher!!

And we didnt have a new birth bath it was a flipping birdbath!

Auntieflo Wed 13-Nov-19 16:30:08

Kitty I did wonder if you weren't telling us something. grin

phoenix Wed 13-Nov-19 16:32:06

Definitely sounds like a scam to me, kitty if the cheque was actually handed over, pound to a penny it wouldn't have cleared!

kittylester Wed 13-Nov-19 16:35:52

Quite! phoenix.

whitefrog632 Thu 14-Nov-19 15:30:28

I believe it's a scam. Have you tried Googling about them? I will also suggest you to look up the numbers on complaint boards like and see if people have reported the number there.