Cell phone fraud occurs when a person uses, tampers or manipulates your cell phone or your cellular service, without your permission.
There are two main types of cell phone fraud:
To protect yourself against subscriber fraud, be very careful when giving out your personal information. Make sure you only give out your personal information to legitimate businesses. To protect yourself against cloning, find out if your service has authentication services that prevent fraud. Also, always check your cell phone bill for calls that you did not make.
If you think you have been a victim of cell phone fraud, it is very important that you speak with an experienced consumers' rights attorney to make sure you aren't held liable for any fraudulent charges. A consumers' rights lawyer also can help you seek any possible remedies and represent you in court if necessary.
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