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Topic # 239774 3-Aug-2018 11:55
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Has anyone encountered a text like this - from number 2547 ... If this doesn't scream scam, I don't know what does

 

 

 

It looks like Mr. or Mrs. XXXXXXXX from XXXXXX is on today's list. Check it here <link removed>


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  Reply # 2067409 3-Aug-2018 12:09
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Awesome, my rt click left clicked. Luckily blocked but probably reported now :/

 

There are a heap of proxied short url decoders. It took the first one to see its a survery scam




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  Reply # 2067414 3-Aug-2018 12:14
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Oblivian:

 

Awesome, my rt click left clicked. Luckily blocked but probably reported now :/

 

There are a heap of proxied short url decoders. It took the first one to see its a survery scam

 

 

Sorry, my bad... Shouldn't have left them as hyperlinks - might see if I can change that...


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  Reply # 2068012 4-Aug-2018 16:22
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I got this too, from 2541, but identical wording apart from the link ended in FuD2


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  Reply # 2068070 4-Aug-2018 18:47
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Bulletin Messaging is the provider that runs that shortcode.

 

They have 2527, 2541, 2547





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