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    a type of fraud in which people are phoned and tricked into revealing personal details to fraudsters claiming to be from a legitimate body such as their bank or the police

    Financial Fraud Action UK said losses through vishing were running at three times last year’s level and the problem had “got out of hand”.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/12/2014
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