Police warn Israelis not to answer unknown calls

The Israel Police warned citizens on Friday not to answer phone or video calls from numbers they don’t recognize—particularly from abroad—following a surge of suspicious calls reported to authorities. “The purpose of the calls may be to cause panic and harassment and may be part of attempts to take over the WhatsApp accounts,” per a police statement. “We recommend not answering or returning phone calls or video calls from numbers from abroad that you do not know,” it added. The police urged citizens to mute calls from unknown numbers.

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Source: Jewish News Network