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Level 1: Joiner
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Registered: ‎04-06-2018
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Is this a scam

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Just had a text from 02 seems to be a scam phone +44 7493903405
02: Payment for your last bill could not be processed by your bank. Please update your payment information via: <Link Removed> This came through via text

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Registered: ‎31-03-2010

Re: Is this a scam

@Morty57 

It's a well known scam posted by others hundreds of times.
Block the number and report it free to 7726.
Don’t open any links or enter any information.
O2 advice here:

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing-advice
https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

How to block a number:

https://www.samsung.com/us/support/answer/ANS00062352/

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201229

Please remove the link in your post so no one accidentally clicks on it. Go to Options in the right hand corner of your post, then the drop down Edit Reply

I DO NOT WORK FOR O2



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Registered: ‎28-07-2020

Re: Is this a scam

Speaking as a fellow joiner, look up phishing on you tube. General advise is to confirm by contacting the firm in question independently. Never reply directly to suspect communications. Keep scammers and hackers out.
Safe surfing.
Martin L Plate.
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Registered: ‎23-05-2015

Re: Is this a scam

Hi Morty57,
Yes it is. This link will give you more info and advice.

https://www.o2.co.uk/help/safety-and-security/phishing-and-smishing-advice
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