Got a text from Brielle 1/2 Hello its Brielle. Is this Kathy? Your aunt gave me your phone number and wanted me to show you what I found....said it could help you out. I texted back what aunt...So are you telling me I have an aunt Where and who is she....told whoever i'm going to turn them in to the FBI.
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Message i received today
Mar 17, 2020
Monetary Loss: $0
I received a message today via text message, did not look right so I thought I would report it do to current financial situation today with the virus. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are giving out emergency aid for groceries: Carter, go to corona-cash5.info/R3fuV4wdRC
I received a text message yesterday stating that I'd won a free Samsung 4K HDTV. There was a link to a website which stated that I just needed to complete a survey to win the TV, so I did, and upon completing the survey, I was told to give my credit card # to authorize a $1 fee to ship the TV. I foolishly did this without checking with the supposed sponsor of this prize (Cox Communications, my TV and Internet provider). I checked with Cox today, and they told me they're currently sponsoring no such promotion, so I called my bankcard provider (Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.) to report the fraud and cancel the card. Fortunately, no fraudulent purchases were listed on the card. I'm really embarrassed to have fallen for this scam.
Just reporting the following text message that I just received:
Hi J, Paula here: to get your $6195 for career/bills/school, take 2 mins to complete the zero cost form. Reply: NOW Reply Stop to Opt Out