Beijingers fall victim to SMS scam


A Beijing resident surnamed Wang never thought a text message on his mobile phone would cost him more than 150,000 yuan (US$18,500).

Last week, Wang was stunned by a message that claimed he had bought items with his credit card that totalled more than 18,000 yuan (US$2,200). He said he had not used the card. Beijingers fall victim to SMS scam

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 17th October 2005 12:39PM