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Caution: It is currently better not to answer the phone with these numbers

2022-11-24T13:02:22.902Z

Caution: It is currently better not to answer the phone with these numbers Created: 11/24/2022, 1:50 p.m By: Nadja Zinsmeister Dodgy spam calls are currently making the rounds again in Germany. There are a few phone numbers that were particularly noticeable in November. Munich - Probably everyone knows it: You receive a call from a number that has not been saved, and an automatic voice often s



Caution: It is currently better not to answer the phone with these numbers

Created: 11/24/2022, 1:50 p.m

By: Nadja Zinsmeister

Dodgy spam calls are currently making the rounds again in Germany.

There are a few phone numbers that were particularly noticeable in November.

Munich - Probably everyone knows it: You receive a call from a number that has not been saved, and an automatic voice often sounds at the other end of the line.

These are spam calls in which money or personal information is supposed to change hands in the course of the conversation.

Therefore, caution is advised before taking off.

In the best case, you even know in advance who you are dealing with.

Be careful: spam calls can lead to unwanted costs

For this reason, the online magazine

Techbook

has compiled a list of the phone numbers that are currently circulating and will be used for spam calls in November.

It often happens that the same number calls you several times, even if you don't answer.

The magazine explains this with the automated process: the computer automatically calls the same number repeatedly until it receives an answer.

After repeated attempts, he can also let go of the annoying calls.

It is better not to answer some numbers.

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If, after the computer call, you do get through to an actual employee, according to the

Techbook

, they would be tasked with luring the person called into contracts or sweepstakes and gaining access to personal data.

Such advertising calls are even forbidden.

The companies therefore regularly change their numbers to avoid problems.

Savings bank customers are also currently affected by fraud.

The scammers use a new Internet trick.

You shouldn't answer these numbers at the moment

Even if the numbers keep changing, it's worth keeping track of current shady phone numbers.

Because sometimes only the back digits would change and the majority remain the same, it is said.

In addition, an overview offers the possibility, in the best case, to already know who is calling you.

The number can then simply be blocked.

Techbook

has therefore compiled a list of phone numbers that circulated particularly frequently in November:

015215173526\t

cost trap

01635844545\t

Contest

069244375048\t

cost trap

069244375049\t

cost trap

01637875622\t

Contest

01773991844\t

Contest

In addition, there are calls from the numbers 06924437540, 04029999112 and 01782480923, which could neither be classified as a cost trap nor as a prize draw, but also represent spam calls.

Techbook

got the data

from the “Clever Dialer” app.

Users can enter the numbers from which they are being harassed in such a way in the app.

The numbers given in the list are those that were entered particularly frequently.

It is often worthwhile to enter a number that has not been saved and that calls more often on the Internet and see whether others have had the same experience or have already had experience with the number and are now warning against it.

(nz)

Meanwhile, there are also phishing e-mails that scammers use to try to deceive consumers.

Consumer advocates warn.

Source: merkur

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