Links to reports that discuss various phone scams.
Australian residents have been receiving scam phone calls in which they are told that the government owes them a substantial sum of money, usually several thousand dollars.
In a new twist on the typical ‘arrest warrant’ phone scam, residents in Ohio have reported receiving bogus phone calls that seemingly come…
Circulating messages warn users about a ‘one ring’ phone scam designed to trick people into returning a missed call and thereby incurring per minute charges on top of hefty international call fees.
Circulating warning claims that people are receiving calls from virtual kidnapping scammers posing as phone service provider staff who ask them to shut down their cell phones because of an impending update.