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The Silent Call – Wangiri Scam And How To Protect Yourself

The Silent Call Wangiri scam is a dangerous telephone scam that can drain your bank account. This phone scam might be straightforward in its execution, but the cost to victims can be astronomical. 

The cost of overall telephone fraud is estimated at €29 Billion every year.  Out of all the telephone scams around, the Silent Call Scam is one of the most common ones in the UK.

The Silent Call Scam started in Japan. It is called Wangiri, which means “one ring and cut”. The aim is to trick you into calling back a missed call and then charge you on a premium rate.

The Silent Call - Wangiri Scam
The Silent Call – Wangiri Scam
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Most common scam calls reported in the UK

Recently increasing, scam calls and messages are, on top of being a real annoyance, a concerning danger for your privacy. Thanks to the participation of our active community, we have created this guide to help you stay updated and safe against these threats.

For any of the cases described below, please follow our advise in order to deal with these calls and report your experience by reporting the call in our website to help other users like you.

Silent Call scam

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