Beware of phone calls you receive with the 876 area code as this is a Jamaican number where many telemarketing scams originate. Answer any calls from unfamiliar area codes with caution or do not answer at all. Not only could these calls be telemarketing scams, but certain foreign numbers are subject to charges. It is recommended you avoid returning all unknown missed calls with the 876 area code. Also, as a reminder, do not arrange the transfer of money or provide personal information to unknown entities.
To learn more about the Jamaican telemarketing scams, read the Better Business Bureau’s online article