Phone Sex Scammers Target East Idaho


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(POCATELLO, ID) – International phone sex scammers are targeting eastern Idahoans. Officials with the Better Business Bureau say the scammers will call your cell phone and hang up without leaving a message. When you check the missed call and try to call back, you’re rerouted to expensive phone sex hotlines that cost up to $5 per minute. Experts say many of the area codes associated with the scammers include 809, 876, 284, and 473. They recommend checking phone numbers online before returning calls to any unsolicited numbers.

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