Warning over Sky TV scam

Monday, 24 July 2006, 3:39 PM EST

Credit card fraudsters are targeting Sky TV subscribers with a new two-part scam.

In the first part of the ruse, a pre-recorded telephone call asks members of the public if they subscribe to Sky TV. A week or so later, the prospective mark receives a telephone call from a fraudster, posing as a Sky employee, claiming the customer's Sky subscription is unpaid and warning that their subscription will be suspended unless they make credit card payment.

At The Register.

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