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AT&T spoofing scam hijacked phones, used for int'l calls

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Now for a story you'll see first on FOX 5. AT&T tells the FOX 5 I-Team that it is at the front-end of battling a scheme to defraud customers. The I-Team's Dana Fowle details the red flags that you need to remember to keep strangers from hijacking your cellphone to make pricey international calls.

I got this spoofed call.  Our I-Team producer has. And, so have many Fox 5 viewers who are asking, "What the heck is going on?" Well you're going to meet a viewer who thought she got a harmless call from AT&T.  But, in no time, she couldn't use her phone.  But, it was hard at work for a stranger.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH DANA'S REPORT!

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