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Old 25.08.2008, 12:46
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Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

This weekend I got several missed calls from the above number. I got a little suspicious and "googled" it. This is what i found http://blogger.xs4all.nl/chow/archiv...16/407009.aspx .
If the same happens to you do not call back.... otherwise you might have a surprise on your bill at the end of the month.
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Old 25.08.2008, 12:58
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

Yeah I had a couple of those... I wonder what the point of those calls are? I never call back a missed call unless I know the person... or they leave me a message!
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

Had it too and did the same...googled it...
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Old 25.08.2008, 13:07
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

I receive missed call from this number and i check the country codes. +88 is from Taiwan but I do not have any relatives from Taiwan. So I not intent to do anything and today I read its a spam!
Can read few comments below;

http://whocallsme.com/Phone-Number.aspx/88213213342
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Old 25.08.2008, 13:07
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08...epayplus_fine/

Some UK based firm just got fined for a simiar 070 scam in Blighty.
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

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Yeah I had a couple of those... I wonder what the point of those calls are? I never call back a missed call unless I know the person... or they leave me a message!
Totally agree, I don't understand the point of calling back an unknown number...I have dialed the wrong number, hung up before they answered and got a call from them a few minutes later what the hell is the point.

Such a call back this is a huge waste of time if they really wanted something they would leave a message....wouldn't they?


or you are in some unscrupulous business of some sort or another where you get alot of unknown phone calls where people don't want to state their business on a voice message. .
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Old 25.08.2008, 13:10
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

thanks, for the warning. yah i got one of those a 08... number, and my friends got one too.

it scary especially how much calling cost here. one call back can set you back a lot.
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

I got a call from the same number except the last digit was 1. So the number was +88213213341.
I did not call back. Thanks for the hint
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

bloody skanks...i got 1 of those too but mine ends in '2' just answered it as the call cut off but didnt return the call. Never occurred to me it was anything like that,but glad i never returned the call.

Thanks for the warning.
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

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Yeah I had a couple of those... I wonder what the point of those calls are? I never call back a missed call unless I know the person... or they leave me a message!
They make money by getting a percentage of the cost of the call when you phone back. So don't.
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Re: Warning: "Missed call" from telephone number +88213213340

I get called on my mobile quite often and I always try to pick up the phone, if you do you will get some guff about financial advice blah blah blah, I try to keep the line open for as long as possible.
Thing is they call me on a prepaid phone with a run out credit.
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