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Mobile Numbers Go Public

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How the scam works:

Scammers send mass e-mails, phone texts, Twitter posts, or even make telephone calls, informing that “Starting the 15th of next month, all mobile phone numbers are going public”. They also mention that the numbers will be released to telemarketing companies and “you will start to receive sale calls that you will be charged for!”

Of course, nobody wants that so it is no surprise that hundreds of thousands of people all over the world fall victim to this scam. The scammers ask for personal information and – in the case where they contact the victims by e-mail – provide a link to a fake Do Not Call Register service that is actually in Australia).

Watch the video below to see how this scam appears on Facebook.

Mobile Numbers Go Public Scam Video

How to avoid:

Mobile phone numbers are not going public, and if they do, you won’t be told about it just like that. Media will make it public.

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There are 30 comments

  • On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Ymxi wrote:

    +233573039030 is a new scam number asking for credits and using fake identity

  • On Sunday, May 03, 2015, Rodel aldea jr wrote:

    09099579367 09058010236 this number is scammer she take money from me please report this this is a seller from OLX please help he took seven thousand pesos i send him for laptop and he never talk to me or txtted me beware of this scam.. Full name: Danilo d garcia..

  • On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, lauren wrote:

    0400296812 is a scam artist. He said he has an iPad to sell, takes your money and says it never got into his account. You then annoy him so much he says he got the money and has sent the iPad.. Which surprise, surprise never comes. If you have hired this person, live with this person or are this person watch out. He is bad news.

  • On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, Tatti wrote:

    9823022001 no of Paris Hilton

  • On Sunday, December 28, 2014, mari wrote:

    13072007092 scam numbers named adrianna. Snding inappropriate messages. Used phony email address to send text to my phone. Watch for this sender. He or sheay change it new e-address n new phone numbers but pls do watch out.

    Using email adress to send messages
    eichueqne@vjtibbzh.com and number is above. I blocked it with phone app security.

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