SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
I get weekly text messages saying 'Tracy, it's Mia from Cash Kitty, your loan has been APPROVED' - My name is not Tracy and I've never applied for a loan before!!!!
“Robert it’s Mia from cashkitty your loan has been approved...”
SUPER POUND LOANS! Bogus loan offers!
You are APPROVED to apply for £200+ (http://www.superpoundsloans.co.uk/get-loan?s7116&k=346c51d8&t=4) Bad credit OK. 305.9% APR SEND TXT SM to 88440
Another unsolicited loan offer. "Hi it's Ria from Cash Kitty. You're APPROVED to apply for £100 to £1500 loan over 12 months. See www.Cash-Kitty.uk/d"
Loan scam message! "Need a Loan? http://m.weluvloans.co.uk/CPEKK09u are ready to help with NO UPFRONT FEES. To opt out text END"
It’s illegal to send unsolicited commercial email messages to wireless devices. The messages may promise free gifts or cheap services. Scam artists posing as Govt agencies could send messages threatening action unless money is paid. Spam texts can contain phishing links designed to steal personal info or may infect user's phone.2017-11-19 00:55:13
According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, citizens lose millions of dollars, each year, by responding fraudulent text messages. Scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial information2017-11-18 22:40:22
Report spam SMS to ACMA by forwarding to 0429 999 888. If you have a grievance about a specific SMS message, submit a complaint to the ACMA or contact the ACMA on 1300 855 180.2017-11-18 22:27:50
Organizations must only send marketing text messages to individuals, if they have agreed to receive them, except where there is a clearly defined customer relationship. Forward spam SMS messages to 7726 for the network operator to act.2017-11-18 22:03:32