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For an explanation as to why this is considered a hoax, check

In some stories, it is claimed that the cost per minute for these calls can be up to $25 a minute, while others claim the charges can be only as high as $2,425 per minute.

If your long distance carrier is charging you over $1 a minute, they're the ones scamming you. This isn't to say some won't charge more than this, but I've been asking for anyone to send actual documentation of $25 a minute charges since 1997 at and nobody's responded yet.

Most recently, this misinformation was disseminated by ABC Channel 7 on their 7/5/2003 11 p.m. news ( ).

Here's a list of more news outlets carrying this story:

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