Missourian readers advised not to submit information to

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 | 5:11 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA – Columbia Missourian readers should not enter any personal information at or linked Web sites. is no longer the Missourian’s Web site. The only Missourian Web site is still looks like a generic news site, but some links require users to enter information such as a cell phone number or an address. Readers are urged to not enter anything on these sites.

Readers have reported that by entering a phone number, a user is enrolled in an international news texting service for a charge of $9.99 on his or her cell phone bill. Users who have accidentally enrolled in this program should call their cell phone providers to cancel the service and avoid charges.

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