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Latest scam with stolen T-Mobile phone numbers gets thieves bank accounts access

5 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Not exactly Nigerian prince-worthy, but the latest scam involving snatching your phone number is still pretty inventive. The Redmond, Wash. Police are currently examining the evidence in numerous cases reported to them as theft of T-Mobile phone numbers, used subsequently for bank account identification.
This is how it apparently works - the scammers gain access to your name, social security and phone, then using this info they ported the number to MetroPCS. Thus, while your current phone stops working, the thieves call your bank from your number, and ask for a confirmation ...
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