Small business warns of phone hacking scam

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A small business in Essex is warning other firms to check their phone systems after falling victim to hackers.

The fraudsters tapped into the phone lines at Fastsigns in Chelmsford and ran up more than £3,000 worth of satellite calls.

The scam was described as a highly-sophisticated operation which accessed the firm's system through their voicemail.

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