Home / Lifestyle / Irish woman plays hoax caller at his own game

Irish woman plays hoax caller at his own game

A Dublin woman played a hoax caller at his own game by keeping him on the phone for several minutes and stringing him along as he tried to gain access to her computer.

Dee Boshell received the call on her home phone with the caller explaining he could help her make her computer run more efficiently.

Irish woman plays hoax caller at his own game

These hoax callers attempt to gain access to people’s home computers so that they can copy sensitive data such as bank details and account logins.

However, this hoax caller got more than he had bargained for.

Dee quickly realised that the call was a scam attempt, but instead of simply hanging up, she donned a funny voice and allowed the conman to talk her through instructions of what she ‘needed to do’.

Unfortunately for the caller, Dee was confused by each instruction she was given and needed everything explained to her several times.

She also had an ever-changing accent which seemed to travel around the world as the call continued.

Eventually, Dee showed her cards and gave the caller no doubt of what she thought of him and his attempt to scam her.

The two exchanged unpleasantries before the call was ended.

The unusual conversation was recorded by Dee on her mobile phone, and she sent the video in to the Irish Mirror.

She said: “I hate these people who scam vulnerable people over the phone. My landline rang and when I realised what it was about I just grabbed my mobile phone to record it.

She added: “I wish I’d known the call was coming so I could have had a better go at it instead of trying to think on my feet, hope it helps other people.”

You can take a look at the video below. Be warned, the final few moments do contain some bad language.

Written by Andrew MooreJoin our community


More popular articles and videos

The mystery of what Maureen O’Hara whispered to make John Wayne look so shocked


Meghan Markle can trace her family tree back to Ireland


Matt Damon winning hearts and minds with charm assault on Ireland


Cork trio perform best Irish dance video of the year


Action hero Tom Cruise was once attacked by an old man in a Kerry pub


Celebrate with the top 10 Irish recipes

Liam Neeson speaks about his late wife in emotional interview


Dating site explains why Irish men make wonderful husband material


How to become an Irish citizen


Billy Connolly says public should ignore politicians and listen to comedians


Take a look inside Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan’s stunning Irish home



Ireland Calling Videos









































Check out the Ireland Calling YouTube Channel for more great videos like these. Video compilations All videos

Ireland Calling Videos















































Check out the Ireland Calling YouTube Channel for more great videos like these.

About Andrew Moore

Check Also

Wonderful Irish dance video from 1972

Wonderful Irish dance video from 1972

Here is a delightful video of a man and woman performing and Irish jig in …