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Pighunter
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Possible phone scam

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I was called from a French number this morning claiming to be Orange and having my name. The woman said that they were doing work on the lines in the commune and asked me to call 00 34 902 040561 for some related reason I couldn't understand.

As it seemed very odd that Orange France were asking me to call a Spanish number I didn't, she tried to call back and I didn't answer.

Couldn't find anything specific on the net but the chances are that it is a premium rate number and would result in a nasty suprise on the next bill.

Be warned!
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Re: Possible phone scam

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From Wikipedia:
In Spain, the charged-at-premium numbers begins with 80 or 90 (except the 800, 900 and 909, which are free, the 901 which is shared cost, the 902 which is like a provincial call and the 908 which is like a metropolitan call).

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