A strange cold caller has popped up this week by the name of Capital Assist.
Heather Johnson who claims to work for Capital Assist in London is cold calling from a Leeds number 01133 501 577
Her pitch is that there is a sum of over £10,000 waiting for the consumer in the Small Claims Court as the result of money that has been recovered after a Class Action against fraudsters.
However the problem is that to get the money released to the consumer there is a fee of £300 to pay for its release as they noticed the Consumer does not have a Spanish National Insurance number.
The £300 has to be paid by bank transfer to a UK Company bank account in the name of Capital Consultancy Group
Heather from Capital Assist is as nice to point out to the Consumer that if he would like to have the proof this was all genuine, he can call the Watchdog and verify all the details she has given.
Heather gives the number of the exact office where the consumer should call but strangely they are only available between 11,30 and 2.00pm on 0203 0510650
When the Consumer calls, the person picking up the phone sounds as if she was waiting for this particular call…
So far we have been unable to find any company details on the company names of Capital Assist or Capital Consultancy Group.
We have not heard of any class actions done through the Small Claims Court.
And the mystery here of course is, why should a UK Consumer, claiming through a UK court be paying a fee for a Spanish registration number?
If you got a call from Heather working at Capital Assist or Capital Consultancy Group using the Leeds number 01133501577 we would like to hear from you!
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