Congolese regulator warns mobile users against a 'missed call scam'

9 February 2018

Telecoms

The Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Agency (ARPCE) in the Republic of Congo has recorded an upsurge in fraud involving missed calls in the country.

“For the past few months, a form of telephone fraud has been rampant in Congo, the Wangiri, also known as missed call fraud, ‘’ the ARPCE said.

Wangiri is a Japanese term meaning “ring and cut”.

Source: African News.com