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Telenor Norway warns holidaymakers of handset theft

Friday 20 June 2014 | 12:36 CET | News
Telenor Norway is advising customers to take care of their mobile handsets when travelling overseas. It said figures from its security department show that in Norway, fraud attempts have fallen by 50 percent over the past four years, thanks to cooperation by the department, customer serices and dealers. In foreign countries, though, there are well-run criminal organisations who steal phones from drunks or snatch handsets that are being used in the open air, when they are open for use. The fraudsters use these phones to call revenue-generating services they have set up, thereby running up

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
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