Don’t call back phone numbers that ring once and hang up, the Federal Communications Commission has warned.
People throughout the US have been receiving “one ring” or “wangiri” robocalls in bursts, according to officials. The calls are targeting specific area codes, “often calling multiple times in the middle of the night.”
“These calls are likely trying to prompt consumers to call the number back, often resulting in per minute toll charges similar to a 900 number,” the agency said in a news release Friday. “Consumers should not call these numbers back.”
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