Text (SMS) Scams

42 reports /
Unresolved

I have been scammed by a text

  • by: Mnaney
  • #69043
  • Apr 3, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I got a text saying I won $1000 gift card to Walmart.

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Unresolved

Scam by agent McClain John from Homeland Security

  • by: Tickedoff55555
  • #69047
  • Apr 3, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received some scary texts stating they were agent McClain. Then after I texted back STOP the next text stated that they have scam artist in custody and to let me know how much money I have lost online.
Names reported:
McClain John
Phones reported:
757-932-7475
Unresolved

Fake text!

  • by: hdszone777
  • #69095
  • Apr 5, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
This text was sent to me saying that my NETFLIX account payment didn't go through. It even looked like the Netflix website just the wrong address. Any way I don't have a NETFLIX account. The address was not netflix.com but https://movie.addmoviesnow.com/net/index.html This is the message that I received.// Payment declined Harold! Your NetfIix account wiII be suspended in 24 hours: tuuh2u.com/Harold
Web/emails reported:
www.tuuh2u.com
Unresolved

A request that seems to be a scam

  • by: BerylRadin
  • #69264
  • Apr 10, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received several copies of the following
Dear User:
Your incoming messages were placed on hold due to our recent upgrade. Kindly UPDATE your mail-box to receive new messages that are pending.
Service Mail Support
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Google tech support fraud

  • by: F4rm3r61779
  • #69472
  • Apr 16, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a text from North Carolina asking if I was still there. I replied with yes who is this? They then said I got a code from 22-000 and I should give it to them, to prove I'm not a bot.. I said I was not a bot and I wouldn't be sending them anything... With much more colorful language. That ended his participation in the chat, I sent a few more carefully worded texts telling him how I felt about him and that he had been reported to the feds.
Phones reported:
919-729-9978
Unresolved

Scam water deposit refund text

  • by: TtopTA
  • #69514
  • Apr 16, 2020
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I received a text, from the above given number, stating that they had found a water deposit refund for $38.48 in LA in my name. Reply 222 for more info. Reply "STOP" to OPT OUT. Curious, I replied "222". Then I received the following text from the same number:"We have [located] the following amounts in your name:
search.sendassets5.info/55ac1." Since the web address & really the entire text seemed fishy, I had #ScamExperts check it out. They said they investigated it and that it was a scam, and I should report it here, if I wanted to help warn the public about it.
Phones reported:
425-230-6038
Web/emails reported:
www.sendassets5.info