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Just Hang Up on New Twist in Jamaican Phone Scam
October 24, 2012

A classic scam is back in action! Jamaican scammers are calling unsuspecting consumers across the country, but this time they are pretending to be representatives of BBB.

How the Scam Works:

You get a call from a phone number with a “876″ area code. The person on the other line may have an accent but claims to work for BBB. The caller tells you that you won a sweepstakes with a prize of $2 million and a Mercedes Benz. The catch is that you can’t collect your winnings until you pay them a fee.

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