A new spam message is currently targeting Verizon customers.
As shared by PhoneArena, the writer received a call from someone claiming to be from Big Red. The post shares that the call was missed but was transcribed by Google Assistant. The message from the call read:
“Dear Verizon Wireless Customer your account have (sic) been suspended for verification to reactivate your account please press one to speak with a customer service representative.”
As pointed out in the report, the incorrect use of the verb is already a huge red flag. This is something that large corporations are careful about. And just like every other scam, their goal is to get your personal information. You should never give away these information as they will likely use it for fraudulent purposes.
So what do you do if you receive a spam text? Verizon says that you should copy the message and forward it to them at “SPAM” or 7726 instead of deleting it right away. Verizon can use this information to locate the scammer and put an end to his schemes.
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