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Beware of ‘one ring scam’

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Feb 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-04 15:20:36-05

A new scam alert for you this afternoon - it's called the "one ring scam".

Here's how it works - a computer makes thousands of calls to random cell phone numbers.

After one ring, it disconnects.

If you return the missed call, you could be charged $19.95 for an international call fee.

So if you miss a call and you don't recognize the number, you may want to just ignore it.