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jacquelinepwall
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my husband has received a phishing text from my number which I didn't send. What should i do to prtext my number/phone. I have a rerelatively old Samsung. Many thanks Jackie

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Scammers just spoof numbers, there's nothing you can do to stop it and fortunately they move onto a different number quite quickly.

Sadly it's not uncommon these days Number spoofing scams - Ofcom

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

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MI5
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@jacquelinepwall 

Scammers just spoof numbers, there's nothing you can do to stop it and fortunately they move onto a different number quite quickly.

Sadly it's not uncommon these days Number spoofing scams - Ofcom

I have no affiliation whatsoever with O2 or any subsidiary companies. Comments posted are entirely of my own opinion. This is not Customer Service so we are unable to help with account specific issues.

Currently using:
OnePlus 6 (O2 & Sfr), Z3 Tablet (Three UK), iPhone 8+ (EE)
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