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Phone fraud gang caught

Talking-Woman-Phone-001 (Agencies) A gang specializing in telephone fraud was arrested in Málaga recently. First estimates of their ill-gotten gains point to some €300.000. Their modus operandi consisted of inserting ads in local newspapers offering a wide variety of services and giving phone numbers starting with 803 and 806 pay-per-call numbers. The ads generated large numbers of callers, who were delayed up to thirty minutes by various ruses at premium rates. It is estimated that there are some 3000 victims, some with phone bills up to €50,000.

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