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Potential Scam?

Just want to ask or highlight potential scam just got a text message 'Your contract will be suspended if your PAC code is not updated. Login to My02 to make the required changes: o2account.co.uk
Your payment method has expired'

Is this legitimate?
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Re: Potential Scam?

@PayMonthly 

Definitely a scam. You don't update your PAC.

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

*The Game Is On*


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Re: Potential Scam?


@PayMonthly wrote:
Just want to ask or highlight potential scam just got a text message 'Your contract will be suspended if your PAC code is not updated. Login to My02 to make the required changes: o2account.co.uk
Your payment method has expired'

Is this legitimate?

That's such a pathetic attempt at a scam, it's laughable !

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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Posts: 71,618
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Re: Potential Scam?


@MI5 wrote:

@PayMonthly wrote:
Just want to ask or highlight potential scam just got a text message 'Your contract will be suspended if your PAC code is not updated. Login to My02 to make the required changes: o2account.co.uk
Your payment method has expired'

Is this legitimate?

That's such a pathetic attempt at a scam, it's laughable !


It is really. At the end 'Your Payment Method has expired'!!!

*The Game Is On*


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Re: Potential Scam?

Yep, trying for bank details as well as O2 account access....
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:
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Re: Potential Scam?

Hi @PayMonthly
Thanks for posting that scam.
Good you didn't respond.
Best wishes TALLTREES