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"A common route for criminals is to tap into a private branch exchange (PBX) through a remote access feature, steal the code, and then set up a "call-sell" operation. Scam artists also tap into voice mail systems to "crack a code" and then proceed to transfer toll calls through the public switched network."
That's from a press release from the Alliance to Outfox Phone Fraud, at
It's from 1996 (whenever 5/9/96 is).
Nine teen nine ty six, grandad (I won't shout, it's not polite).
This is still going on twenty years later? Why? How?