Source: Astro Awani & New Straits Times
Also known as One-Ring Call, it is a phone call scam where fraudster tries to extract money from potential victims by making short calls to trick users into calling back to a premium-rated number.
Rely on receiver’s curiosity to find out who the missed call is form. Missed calls are usually from international numbers.
e.g. A random call from a Russian number that starts with +7
Upon returning the call, receive an automated voice response asking you to stay on the line to be connected to operator. It is an attempt to charge you as much as possible.
e.g. “Please hold for 5 minutes while we connect you to our rep.”