PHONE SCAM

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a warning about a phone scam that tricks people into making costly international calls. It’s called the One-Ring Phone Scam where the scammers let the phone ring once, then hang up, hoping the victim will return the call. If they do, they may be charged a connection fee as well as per-minute charges. Moody says never answer or return calls from unfamiliar numbers; Check to see if the country or area code is international before returning phone calls from unrecognized numbers; Request telephone service providers block outgoing international numbers if the consumer does not otherwise make or receive international calls. If you are the victim of a scam, contact your phone company about the billing.

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Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

Coronavirus State Hotlines, Local Cancellations & More

  If you or a family member are showing signs of symptoms, you can call the hotline in your state.  Alabama Covid-19 Hotline: 1-888-264-2256   Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline: 1-866-779-6121  The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.    Mississippi Covid-19 Hotline: 1-877-978-6453     To view all…