Mobile Numbers Go Public

Mobile Numbers Go Public Scam: How It Works

(with video below) Scammers send mass e-mails, phone texts, Twitter posts, or even make telephone calls, informing that “Starting the 15th of next month, all mobile phone numbers are going public”. They also mention that the numbers will be released to telemarketing companies and “you will start to receive sales calls that you will be charged for!” How does the scam work?

Watch the video below to see how this scam exposed:

Mobile Numbers Go Public Scam Video

Of course, nobody wants that so it is no surprise that hundreds of thousands of people all over the world fall victim to this scam. The scammers ask for personal information and – in the case where they contact the victims by e-mail – provide a link to a fake Do Not Call Register service.


Mobile Numbers Go Public Scam: How To Avoid

Mobile phone numbers are not going public, and if they do, you won’t be told about it just like that. Media will make it public.


Mobile Numbers Go Public Scam: How To Report

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

Report Scammers To The Federal Trade Commission Here


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Rob Neal

Hi, I’m Rob. In France, I regularly receive calls from 0899 numbers which, when answered by the auto-answering (network) service, leave no message. I presume that these callers want me to respond to their premium rate number, or worse. It’s a pest because I have to grab for my spec’s to see the calling number, risking losing a call which I want. I can’t yet find a way to block incoming numbers on my primitive non-web-connectable but lovely, simple Nokia N 1112 type RH-93. I see from a Google search that I’m far from being the only one in France… Read more »

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