Posts Tagged ‘scam’

British taxpayers have lost millions because of a gigantic fortune telling scam. And we’re set to lose even more money because, despite overwhelming evidence, people still refuse to accept that they’re being ripped off. A group of con artists are running a racket that costs the British taxpayer £170 million a year. It employs 1,500 staff […]


Enviro-Mental!

18Sep15

The British government and their friends, the large supermarkets, are encouraging the destruction of the planet and are charging YOU for the privilege. There’s now a 5p charge on supermarket plastic bags. A penny of that goes straight to the government as VAT. They say the policy will reduce litter, waste and protect wildlife. They […]


It was the most embarrassing moment of my career. You can hear all about it in the latest BOBcast. As well as that, find out who’s really to blame for the VAT scam at airports, why the Second Amendment to the US Constitution needs a rewrite, hear conflicting health advice, One Direction’s marketing mistake, airport […]


Julie got caught out by a bogus phone call today. It was someone claiming to be from Vodafone. They said they’d looked at the calls we make and data we’ve been using and could switch us to a cheaper plan. Before they could do that, they needed to ask a few security questions. These included […]


“A fool and his money are soon parted”. I thought about that phrase today when I opened another scam email. I’ve lost count of how many times that Nigerian Prince has promised me a share of his fortune, how many prize draws I’ve won that I don’t remember entering and I’m pretty sure it can’t […]