SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
Amaz.on@HelpDept.com:your Login has been Blocked.
Verify now. See Here:https://t.co/WK53k8oPb9
Got this fake email. The from address interestingly is email@example.com. Take care!!
"We lock your Amazon account and hold all your last orders.
We took this action, because the billing information you provided did not match the information in the card issuer file.
To unlock your account, you can click the button below and proceed with identity verification to prove that it is your account.
We appreciate your patience with our security measures.
Thank you for your attention.
Amazon Help Center"
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