Police in Hambleton have issued a warning to businesses to make sure their phone systems are secure.

This advice follows a recent fraud investigation which has cost a local business in excess of £20,000.

The scam works when the fraudsters hack into the businesses’ internal phone network to gain control of the administrator’s access code. They then set the system to divert any unanswered calls to a premium rate number.

Full story:  http://harrogate-news.co.uk/2012/01/06/police-warn-businesses-about-phone-fraud/