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UPDATE: A spokeswoman for IHG told Consumerist that the company had sent Spire Elite members an email alerting them to the incorrect number printed on their cards in September, and that they should expect to receive a new card in the mail.
That email could have ended up in your spam box if you didn’t receive it, but the company says it included the correct number for Spire members to contact with questions in that message: 1-844-774-7300 — only two digits difference from what ended up on the card. ” Once you’ve made your choice, there’s a message about calling another number to reach the chat line directly, as well as prompts to record the name you’d like to use. says he received the card about a month ago, and called IHG’s executive resolution team to alert them of the issue after he tried to use the number this weekend.Palma Giove, 50, her sister Cenzina Decelis, 42, brother-in-law Michael Decelis, 40, and the couple's 20-year-old daughter Mariella are accused of swindling £600,000 from five pensioners who called the premium-rate phone line for 'Vicky's Club'.Palma Giove, 50, (right) pictured with her sister Cenzina Decelis, 42, (centre) and niece Mariella Decelis, 20, (left) is accused of lying about her father dying to trick a lonely widower out of his savings One of the alleged victims, James Marsh, told Nottingham Crown Court that Giove (pictured) had fabricated sob stories in order to trick him into handing over money after she befriended him on the phone The court heard Giove and her family had duped five widowers out of their life savings by making up the string of stories about family tragedies, financial hardship and personal ill-health between November 2008 and October 2013.We are not able to chat via text message, and we do not have an app (yet).ARCh offers a safe & supportive space to discuss your experiences and figure out next steps.At the beginning of each chat, you are asked to answer a few survey questions, including what you want us to call you (first name or nickname), your personal pronouns, your county, what language you want to chat in, and demographics such as gender, race, and age.