Re: [CH] Important phone scam info. got this thru the

Frank J. Hashek (
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 09:13:25 -0500

>Reply-To: "David A. Verbil" <>
>    I feel the way you do about urban legends. But this tale is 
>_not_ a legend. I work at Intel, and the Information Technology 
>folks there recently verified the reality of this scam. 
>                                                        DAVe
>> Always be suspicious of  "friend of a friend" story.  This is an urban
>> along the lines of the goodtime virus and the modem tax.
Heard a broadcast news story on this a little while back and it was
reported that this scam worked only with certain office phone systems.