BSNL Advises Not To Dial Back Certain ISD Numbers

BSNL Advises Not To Dial Back Certain ISD NumbersIf you get missed call from some international number originating from Maldives, Nigeria, Diego Garcia and Sao Tome please do not try to call back.

Some BSNL prepaid customers complains of huge balance reduction after making calls to no starting with +246, 239, 234 and 960.

As per the reports on The Financial Express the mobile customers have been receiving missed calls from these numbers during late night or early morning hours and the advisory was issued when number of mobile customers, especially prepaid subscribers, complained of reduction of huge amount of balance after they dialed international numbers starting from +246, 239, 234 and 960.

If you remember last year a similar advisory was issued by Bharti Airtel to its mobile and landline users on fraudulent calls purportedly being made on behalf of the company it looks like the bad guys are finding new ways to cheat normal user and now its the responsibility of subscribers to be extra cautious while making calls.

Have you ever received similar kinds of msgs or calls are you a victim do share the feedback and what extra precautions would you like to advice to normal users to let us know via comments.

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Vansh sharma
October 11, 2017 12:49 am 12:49 AM

Today only I got a call from +96 which my truecaller is showing Maldives country code…its too irritating to receive call at midnight do not call back these numbers and block these numbers….

December 19, 2016 6:30 pm 6:30 PM

I received the miss calls from +96 in mid nights they are very disturbing and I’m scared of the time of calling and they are continuously calling me this is the fourth day ..I truly want to complaint aganist this numbers ..i
What the solution to avoid this problem pls helpme..

January 4, 2017 9:42 pm 9:42 PM

You could put your phone on flight mode or switch it off for the night. Even I have been getting persistent calls today from +96 numbers – +96 77052 10538; +96 77052 10539; +96 77052 10361; +96 77052 10537.

Ashok Kandula
December 28, 2016 1:59 pm 1:59 PM

Even I have been receiving these fraudulent calls since last 2 weeks and it’s very frustrating.

December 5, 2016 11:12 pm 11:12 PM

Got call from +9605868917 and returned call got balance of 28 INR deducted for 10 to 20 sec dial .. PLEASE DO NOT RECEIVE CALL FROM THIS FRAUD NUMBER AND BLOCK IMMEDIATELY .