Beware of scam messages coming from numbers like 669-223-1734, 424-409-7061, 224-432-9637, 424-409-7061, etc. pretending to be from T-Mobile claiming to giveaway $100 FREE GIFT because you were one of the 25,000 affected clients for the temporary phone outage. One example of such scam messages is as below:
“We appologize for the temporary phone outage yesterday. You were one of the 25,000 affected clients. In return we are providing you with a $100 FREE GIFT! Please take this brief 30 second survey about Tmobile and we’ll offer you a $100 free item. sanctuaryztension .com/OrriE4o”, or with other links like collectivehzengraved .com/lGToY42, writerfeelectrical .com/5FDbIGe, roundishodisciplen .com/OrWA7gL, expansionildeity .com, etc.
You may get similar types of such scam text messages in several forms. So, you can help us by reporting similar kinds of scams below in the comment section. If you are concerned with your privacy, then you can comment below without submitting your email address.
What is the motive behind these fraudulent messages? The reality of fraudulent T-Mobile message – “We appologize for the temporary phone outage yesterday……”
These fraud messages are not from any genuine companies but are from scammers to get your personal information so that they can scam you. They may ask you to click some link and submit the personal details on the fake website posing the real ones or call them or message/reply to them where they will trick you to submit your personal details. So, you should not follow any instructions provided in these messages or click any link or download anything (if provided any). The links or files provided on these messages may also contain some viruses or malware or spyware that can hack your device as well.
So, if you get confused about the legitimacy of the messages that you received, then it’s better you contact or check on the official website of the respective company (in this case you can contact T-Mobile) to confirm either the messages you received are real or fake ones.
Once these cybercriminals get your personal information, they make money by selling those details. If they get your credit card information, even they can steal money from your credit card. So, you should not follow any instructions provided on these kinds of messages
These messages may not come in the name of the same company or in the same format. These scammers may use multiple numbers, emails, and the name of companies to send similar messages. A few examples of scam messages are:
- Special rebate of $200 from VZN or Metro Scam Message
- Adidas 70th Anniversary Scam Claiming to Giveaway Free Adidas Shoes
- “This took me about a few hours to make, hope you like it!” Scam Messages
- Scam Venmo Message – Thank you for being a Venmo user! You have been selected to receive a free gift worth at least $100 for a 2 minute survey, etc.
So, help us by reporting similar types of messages by using the comment section below.
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