Monday, 29 June 2020

PHONE prats

Direct marketing millionaires Gavin and Iain McConnon have been rubbing people up the wrong way in Australia. The 4 Wise Monkeys blogged about them here last month. A few years back they annoyed a bunch of people in Ireland by getting them to call premium rate phone numbers to collect an "overseas" parcel of rubbish. Read what I wrote back in April 2004.
Australia is very popular with the young Irish, but we could be in danger of wearing out our welcome. Last August a group of Irish traveller traders from Rathkeale made hundreds of thousands of Aussie bucks selling dodgy generators at vastly inflated prices. Members of the Bishop O'Brien clan sparked nationwide warnings from fair trading officials. Read all about it here.

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