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Free DAB radios for the over 70s.

(10 Posts)
Lilylaundry Thu 16-Apr-20 10:24:37

Has anyone come across this? I started to fill in a form on one site which asked for household income, N.I. numbers for the nominee and the nominate (are those the right words?) and I got scared off.

bikergran Thu 16-Apr-20 11:02:25

Nope not heard of anything.

bikergran Thu 16-Apr-20 11:03:20

If you google there is some info about it.

Cunco Thu 16-Apr-20 11:14:02

It's a coronavirus charity effort from the BBC, manufacturers, retailers and a charity. I don't think I would be filling in any details about myself unless the scheme applied to me and I was sure the website was genuine. The scheme looks genuine but it could provide another opportunity for scam merchants.

Have a look at this from the BBC:

annodomini Thu 16-Apr-20 11:52:41

It looks genuine enough. I wonder if the people who could do with this offer are seeing it.

mumofmadboys Thu 16-Apr-20 12:08:31

Why would they want NI numbers? That would scare me off

annsixty Thu 16-Apr-20 12:53:09

Presumably to verify your age.
I would still be very cautious.

MawB Thu 16-Apr-20 12:54:49

Something screams SCAM !

BlueBelle Thu 16-Apr-20 13:25:03

No I wouldn’t trust it either

EllanVannin Thu 16-Apr-20 13:27:25

Beware of anything free !