It's 10:30. Do You Know Who's Using Your Cellular Code?

Cellular phone owners who start to receive a slew of wrong-number calls or hang-ups might want to peruse their next monthly bill extra carefully. They might be victims of a growing high-tech crime. With sophisticated scanners, electronically adept schemers are filching the codes needed to create a "cloned phone" that others then use to make and receive unauthorized calls. Since the clone shares the same codes and phone number as the original phone, any calls to the clone will ring on both phones. And any calls dialed from the clone will get billed to the legitimate subscriber.

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