From: JPDow (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 10 1998 - 13:32:52 EST
This may be a bit off topic, but I thought it was worthwhile
sharing. I came across this on another list.
I received this today from a friend of mine...
I received a telephone call from an individual identifying
himself as an AT&T Service Technician that was running a test on
our telephone lines.
He stated that to complete the test I should touch nine (9), zero
(0), pound sign (#) and hang up. Luckily, I was suspicious and
Upon contacting the telephone company we were informed that by
pushing 90# you end up giving the individual that called you access to
telephone line and allows them to place a long distance telephone
the charge appearing on your telephone bill.
We were further informed that this scam has been originating from
many of the local jails/prisons. Please "pass the word".
AT&T Global Account Director
4 Station Square Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
WWW site: http://www.erols.com/mathetes
"But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly,
his faith is accounted for righteousness" (Romans 4:5, NKJV).
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