Scam uses Siri or Alexa to auto-dial scammers’ numbers

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(WIVB) — A new scam is taking advantage of your personal assistant.

It happens when you ask Siri or Alexa to auto-dial a company phone number.

Scammers are creating fake customer service numbers and bumping them to the top of search results.

That means you don’t end up talking with the company, but a scammer.

Often times, scammers push so-called gift card deals or try to get your credit card numbers.

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