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WV AG Reminding Residents To Ignore Unknown Foreign Phone Calls

February 27th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia residents are reminded to ignore calls from foreign or unknown locations.  Attorney General Patrick Morrisey tells WCBC News his office has received reports from individuals who are getting dozens of phone calls a day from international numbers.  He says they range from sweepstakes or lottery scams; while others may be scams to provide medical devices.  Morrisey said scammers may take advantage of consumers who return unanswered calls by placing unauthorized charges on their bills, a practice known as cramming. Consumers should keep a close eye on their telephone or cell phone bill…


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