What is a

Wangiri Scam?

Have you ever received a phone call from an overseas number which lasted only one ring? The wangiri scam is also known as the “one ring and cut” scam – wan means “one” and giri means “hang up” in Japanese. If you return the call, you will hear an advertisement for a subscription to premium chat lines or Internet services – and you will be charged a premium for this call.


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Wangiri Scam: Don't return call from unknown overseas number

14 Jan 2018

By Anonymous

Receiving calls recently from the number +41799779623 originating  from switzerland, suspect it could be related to Wangiri scam. Usually is a missed call, but if you...

Suspicious call ended with "Thank you for calling"

Beware of Wangiri Scam!

Don't pick up unknow phone calls why you are travelling

Do not call back suspicious foreign numbers!