Italian police probe major Internet scam

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    Italian Internet users who click on banners offering tempting bargains may be in for a shock, police warned after uncovering a major consumer scam.

    The scam's victims had clicked on seemingly innocuous pop-up advertisement banners on their computer screens, only to find that their telephone bills doubled, or even tripled, as a result.

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