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BBB warns against costly "One-Ring" phone scam

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Don't know the number calling you? Then don't return the call.

That's the warning from the Better Business Bureau.

The BBB says this is a new type of cramming scam that is targeting people across the country. They call it the "One-Ring" scam. The scammers behind it don't care about the Do Not Call list, so being on that list won't help you.

"It is a new take on an old scam, so we are familiar with this type of thing, but the one-ring scam is brand new," Better Business Bureau Spokesman Aaron Reese said.

Returning the call could mean upward of a $20 charge for international calling, or even monthly charges on your phone bill.

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