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Warnings don’t stop text message scams

BEIJING, Jan. 25 —  Despite repeated warnings, swindlers continue to use cell phone text messages to rip off unsuspecting local residents, and police don’t know how to solve the problem.

Link: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/25/content_4097531.htm

This stuff is still happening … and I reckon it will keep on happening. When an inexperienced user gets a text saying "Billing problem, please call…." they’re mostly going to do so.   😐 

By Ewan

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