IP adress anomaly

  dcraig5153 16:25 23 Apr 2010

Hi there, I have a strange one here-
I was recently the victim of credit card fraud. A PC world in manchester phoned me to confirm the order of my new PC - I hadn't ordered one. then i was searching for a business and the website had placed me in manchester area. i used one of those locate my I.P address things to check and it is located in manchester. any idea if this is related and should i be worried?

  dcraig5153 16:26 23 Apr 2010

i am in glasgow by the way

  mgmcc 20:22 23 Apr 2010

It is possible that your ISP is based in Manchester and allocating IP addresses which, when checked, indicate that the user is in Manchester.

Type your IP address into click here and see what info it shows.

  anchor 08:49 24 Apr 2010

I would not be concerned in the least. I live in NW London and my IP address is listed as being in Yorkshire.

  dcraig5153 16:33 24 Apr 2010

used that link and the adress posted was for opal telecoms in manchester. sounds legit! only concerning thing was the credit card fraud from the same place. thanks

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