Phishing scams, now in your pocket!

A phishing attack that targets cell phones has been reported. A scammer will send you a brief, but urgent text message telling you to call the listed number:


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When you call the number, the scammer tells you that your bank account has been frozen due to suspicious activity and promptly asks you for your social security number. Do not give them your social security number!

Other people have been getting the same text scams from the same phone number. Look what happens when you Google the phone number:


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The phone number clearly does not belong to a legitimate credit card company.

Remember, never give your social security number or any personal information to anyone over the phone, especially if you are directed to their number via text message.