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Media: phone Scam from Tonga threaten the wallets of Israelis

According to the website «Mako», phone Scam from Tonga, which had already suffered by the citizens of other countries who «opened» to Israel.

Scammers are 17.000 kilometers from the Jewish state. The phone number from which they call starts with «+676». They try to call in the middle of the night to catch the caller off guard.

The website «Mako» writes that the calls made from «premium» phone, the conversation which pays the subscription for a special, very high rate.

When you call, scammers may hang up in the hope that the ticket will get back to you. Or answering a call, you can hear a female or child crying that, in the opinion of scammers, will not allow you to disconnect from the conversation.

The website «Mako» reports that Israeli mobile operators aware of the scams from Tonga. Representatives of the company «Pelephone» reported that they are trying to block these calls. The other mobile operators said that considering this possibility.

However, in the publication on «Mako» contains the advice: do not answer calls coming from numbers starting with +676, and never call back an unknown number.

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Media: phone Scam from Tonga threaten the wallets of Israelis 28.06.2017

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