May 26th 2010 By Emerald Catron
Well, this is creepy.
If you're trying to reach somebody at the Bulgarian phone number 0888 888 888, give up: The number's been suspended. Permanently. All three people who've had the number since it was first issued 10 years ago have died of unnatural causes. The first died of suspected radioactive poisoning from a business rival (such a thing exists?); the other two were shot to death, probably because they were both drug smugglers. The moral of the story: Bulgaria is a scary place, but at least its phone company is appropriately superstitious. (Telegraph