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Old 15 December 2012, 10:32 AM
UrbanLegends101 UrbanLegends101 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by snopes View Post
Comment: I just had a message on my answering machine with a caller
claiming to be calling from India for employment verification. Caller ID
showed 918-042-5291 (area code for Oklahoma) and he wanted a call back at
a 905 number (southern Ontario). I an not now, nor have I ever been, an
employer. Furthermore, my phone number is unpublished and I don't give it
out to very many people.
The caller ID of 918-042-5291 is more a formatting issue for the North America numbering plan. The country code for India is 91 and 80 as a city code is Bangalore.

90 is the country code for Turkey, and it appears the cell phones in Turkey start with 5, so a phone number 905, which it might be Ontario, could also be a cell phone in Turkey.
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