Urban myths giving ICSTIS a headache

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 5:00 PM EST

A series of hoax emails is panicking people into thinking they are at risk from hugely expensive premium rate phone line scams.

ICSTIS, the premium rate line watchdog said it has been inundated by phone calls from worried consumers who have received these emails and believe the scare stories they outline to be true.

By Dinah Greek at vnunet.

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