File Updated: Mar, 06
NOT call these area codes!!!!!
or 284 or 876
(GAWD! I AM SO SICK OF RETARDED
PEOPLE. LET ME EXPLAIN THIS BETTER!!!) This type of
telephone scam is
happening in Russia. But in Russian, you only lose a couple hundred
This type of telephone scam has now started in the rest fof the world.
And with these guys, you lose THOUSANDS of dollars.
Here is a letter from the telephone company. NO OTHER INFO SHOULD BE NEEDED!!!
IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT AREA CODE
actually received a call last week from the
code. The woman
"Hey, this is Karen. Sorry I missed you--get back to us quickly. I
something important to tell you." Then she repeated a phone number
. "We didn't respond".
this week, we received the following e-mail:
>Subject: DON'T EVER
DIAL AREA CODE
809 , 284
VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION PROVIDED TO US BY AT&T. DON'T EVER
one is being distributed all over the US . This is pretty scary,
given the way they try to get you to call.
you read this and pass it on.
get you to call by telling you that it is information about a family
who has been ill or to tell you someone has-been arrested, died, or
you know you have won a wonderful prize, etc.
case, you are told to call the 809 number right away. Since
many new area codes these days, people unknowingly return these
call from the US
, you will apparently be charged $2425
you'll get a long recorded message. The point is, they will try to keep
the phone as long as possible to increase the charges.
when you get your phone bill, you'll often be charged more
than $24, 100.00.
area code is located in the British Virgin
Islands (The Bahamas).
charges afterwards can become a real nightmare. That's because you did
make the call. If you complain, both your local phone company and
long distance carrier will not want to get involved and will most
tell you that they are simply providing the billing for the foreign
You'll end up dealing with a foreign company that argues they have
done nothing wrong.
forward this entire message to your friends, family and colleagues
them become aware of this scam
Field Service Manager
information on these area codes can be found from ATT at:
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