Taking my name in vain
Last week my current account was relieved by a scammer of £600 quid, most of which I didn’t have anyway.
Things have changed since the last time this happened, a year or two ago when I had to go into the branch, fill out forms, wait weeks for a refund. This time I had a refund the following day and a replacement debit card the day after that.
This week I got sent a letter from the Yorkshire Building Society thanking me for opening an Internet Saver account. They gave me an account number and everything and said I had 42 days to make an opening deposit before the account I DIDN’T OPEN automatically closes. Looks rather like they automatically opened it. Not unlike that wretched insurance company that gave me some kind of insurance that I didn’t ask for either. This new form of pushing product beggars belief.
On the other hand, it could just be some kind fraudster trying to save in my name instead of spend. If anyone else wants to join in via electronic transfer – please feel free. Here are the details.
Bank Sort Code: 69-92-04
Account Number: 47328497
Apparently I’ve also agreed, as a member, to assign any windfall payment in the first five years to their Charitable Foundation. And as a member they welcome my feedback through Member Panels, or to attend Member Question Time (only if a Dimbleby’s hosting) or call their Member Suggestion Scheme on 0800 0565 252.
Again, feel free. If I had the least bit of energy I’d be fuming.
There’s no photo for this is there? There just bloody isn’t 😕
Posted on August 26, 2011, in Be not idle, Superficial chaff and tagged Bloody Banks, Bloody Building Society, Bloody Liberty, Slings and Arrows etc., Swinton Insurance, Yorkshire Building Society. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.