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In an area that’s increasingly inundated with predatory, money-focused scam artists, yet another major bit of trickery has popped up in the UK mobile market. The latest in a series of expensive scams revolves around missed calls from an 076 number, which is charged at an expensive premium rate (typically around 50p/ minute) when the [...]

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What’s your instinctive reaction when you receive a missed call from an unknown number? Probably to call back, which could be an extremely costly maneuver, should you be the victim of a ‘missed call’ scam. The scams are an increasingly common and potentially extremely costly way scammers use to generate an income.
If you do call [...]

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Do you base your application purchases on the Apple Store ratings? Do you usually agree when the program comes through? A number of popular iPhone and iPhone App bloggers are still unraveling the extent of ‘fake review’ problems within the Apple Store, with plenty of developers believed to have been giving themselves falsely positive reviews [...]

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A recent report from fraud-monitoring group CIFAS suggests mobile phone fraud increased by 74% last year, and that a large percentage of fraudulent acts centered around identity theft. Here’s how the most common phone fraud scam works, how best to avoid it, and what to do if it happens to you:
Part 1: Stealing your [...]

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