The unanswered ring scam, calls the unknown number and dumps the balance. Police: Be careful

FABRIANO – Internet scams are on the rise in the Fabriano area: they are not related to purchases that are often made behind the computer or payments made at the counter …

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Fabriano – cheat Regarding the increase in the Fabriano area: it is not about purchases that are often made behind the computer or payments made at ATMs instead of collecting the amount due. Also watch out for the cell phone and unanswered ring trap that eats up all your current balance. In the past few days, a 50-year-old woman from the Paper City went to the complaints office of the Fabriano Police Station to report her creditseveral tens of euros on a mobile phone.

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The woman explained to the police that the day before, she had received many calls from an unknown number, which she could not answer at first because she was working. Then the same Fabriani, intrigued and also concerned by the persistence and the number of calls received, called that number again to find out who he was and what he wanted. Thus he was able to verify that once the connection was opened, there was no one on the other side. Just calm down. In good faith, believing that there were problems with the line, the woman tried many times to call back, but the same situation was repeated. Curiosity was a lot. However, it stopped after a few minutes when, in the aftermath of the countless phone call, she received a message from her manager informing her that she had run out of credit.

investigations

The agents, after a series of computer checks, ascertained that the complainant had fallen victim to electronic fraud which has become common again recently, the so-called wangiri or unanswered ring fraud. In short, cybercriminals take advantage of the goodwill of the contacted person to receive a connection. In this way they are able to transfer calls to telephone services that are able to reduce the phone balance in seconds, which amounts to zero euros in an instant. When dealing with these cases which are increasing not only in the city of cards, the only remedy is to pay close attention and proceed with caution especially when there are unknown numbers.

State police suggest that you pay close attention and do not call back international numbers. In the meantime, investigations into cyber fraud committed against some companies in Fabriano that have experienced shortages in recent months continue. A businessman made a transfer to an IBAN that turned out not to belong to his supplier with the man in the middle scam fitting the online conversation between two subjects.

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