SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
I just got the same SMS from AXIS bank. I too do not have loan with Axis bank . Looks like this is a EMI scam.
I have Savings account with Axis bank but no Loan Account. But I received this SCAM text message. Beware!
"Attn: Your EMI for Loan A/C PHR000804693872 is initiated. Pls keep your bank a/c funded. Since 10th is holiday, EMI will be debited on next working day."
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