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A New Phone Call Scam Is Doing The Rounds In Ireland Again

By AmyBell

October 18, 2017 at 10:59am


Be careful answering the phone to unknown numbers, as there are reports of a new scam doing the rounds. 

People are getting calls starting with +231 prefix from Liberia around Ireland and they missed calls are believed to be part of a scam.

The Irish Examiner said the calls are part of a 'Premium CallBack' scam from the unknown numbers.

The public are posting to social media to warn others of the calls that are coming in at odd hours - be it during the night or in the middle of the day.

It is being reported that anyone who calls the number back will be charged a premium rate for the phone call, even if you're not on the phone for long.

If you get caught by the scam you could see a rise in your phone bill or run out of credit.

So it is probably for the best that you ignore the calls.

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