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Thread: 0860 Toll Free Scams

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    Angry 0860 Toll Free Scams

    Why is it that reputable companies in South Africa openly deceive the public by advertising their 0860 number then calling it toll free??

    086x is a share call number.
    0800 is a toll free number!

    One such example, on a previous thread rent to own options were being discussed, and teljoy was mentioned, albeit negatively who also offer this false toll free number!!

    http://www.renttoown.co.za/themes/de.../toll_free.gif

    http://www.renttoown.co.za/generalen...q&servicesid=7

    Edit - Who else do you know that is openly lying on their Website or their printed material?

    EXPOSE THEM
    Last edited by thedoc!; 05-01-2008 at 10:10 AM.

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    that is indeed pretty scummy.
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    Agreed.

    Also watch out for the Maxicall 0861 ones which is fully paid by the caller at long distance rates.
    Last edited by Biggie; 05-01-2008 at 03:53 PM.
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    SpaceTV are guilty of "toll free" 0861 abuse.

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