BT bills neighbours for midnight Bosnia calls after scammers connect to line

 

BT staff insisted seven homes in the same road were liable for hundreds of pounds of phone calls after ‘teeing’ scam.

What the residents of Pelham Road did not know is that they had been victims of something known as “teeing”, or “teeing-in”. This sees fraudsters physically taking over a victim’s phone line, by connecting a handset and using it to make calls – often to foreign premium-rate numbers.

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