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#181636 - 28th Oct 2007 10:23pm mobile phone scam
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Please beware of the following scams involving mobile phones.

Dear All
If you receive a phone call on your mobile from any person, saying that he
or she is a company engineer, or telling that they're checking your mobile
line, and you have to press #90 or #09 or any other number, end this call
immediately without pressing any numbers. There is a fraud company using a
device that once you press #90 or #09 they can access your "SIM" card and
make calls at your expense.
Forward this message to as many colleagues, relatives and friends as you
can, to stop it.
Many thanks for your time regarding this matter, take care and regards.

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It was sent to me so i'm not sure how true it is but decided to share wink
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#181720 - 29th Oct 2007 12:34pm Re: mobile phone scam [Re: Mark]
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This is a myth mate smile

there is no way they can access your sim like that.

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#181742 - 29th Oct 2007 4:31pm Re: mobile phone scam [Re: CustomIce]
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what if your on pay as you go

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#181746 - 29th Oct 2007 5:33pm Re: mobile phone scam [Re: vw_kyle]
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Same, still a myth, they won't be able to get anything usefull from your sim wink

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#181747 - 29th Oct 2007 5:34pm Re: mobile phone scam [Re: CustomIce]
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dont ever answer numbers like that anyway

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#181750 - 29th Oct 2007 6:03pm Re: mobile phone scam [Re: vw_kyle]
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