another phone scam

  johnnyrocker 10:57 03 Dec 2003
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There is a one for mobile phones , my sister got it last night.
You get a text message saying " You have a voice mail , ring this number to retrieve it "
The number is somewhere in Bermuda and is £20 a minute premium rate


johnny.

  spuds 11:50 03 Dec 2003

This scam as been doing the circuits for a couple of weeks now. Similar to a fax scam in operation, possibly same people involved. Like all this type of scam, report it to the authorities, so the line can be disconnected.

  Jester2K II 12:23 03 Dec 2003

Delete and move on...

A variation on this one, you get engaged tone so you dial again. But the engaged tone is on an answering machine, so every time you dial, the call is answered and you've been charged.

Worth reminding those who missed them first time around (that's a contradiction in terms, but you know what I mean). Keep 'em coming, johnny!

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