Thread for reporting SMS spam

Thread for reporting SMS spam

Thread for reporting SMS spam

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Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  I have been forwarding my spam email-to-SMS to @FidoStephen via PMs to help improve the spam filter for sms.fido.ca

 

  Recently, another community member also posted a similar spam SMS they received. Perhaps a thread dedicated to collecting examples of these types of SMS spam might also help improve the spam filter.

 

  Thoughts?

 

Cheers


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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

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***UPDATE***

 

Hey everyone,

 

Thanks so much for taking the time to flag all of these to us.

 

Now you can send any SMS spam you receive to the number 7726 (SPAM). This will submit the messages to be audited and potentially blocked from the network if confirmed to be spam.

 

All you need to do is forward the spam SMS to 7726. You can do this easily by pressing and holding on the body of the text and then press the forward button. No additional charges apply for this Smiley

 

Thanks again for all your help!

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I'm a Participant Level 2

A few minutes ago
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Hello Gjkgh,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  Thanks for the information! Did you get a chance to forward it to 7726 (SPAM) as well?

 

Cheers


I'm a Participant Level 2


 Did you get a chance to forward it to 7726 (SPAM) as well?


Just did.

I'm a Participant Level 1

Hello,

 

I just got a text message from the number +17092970485 saying : "FIDO Communications Partneship hassent you Interac E-transfer Refund Rewards, Please Accept or Decline the transfer below : http://fidomobility-rewards.com"

 

It looks very suspicious as Fido would inject any discount on my balance and not asking me to connect with my bank credentials.

 

I assume this is a scam but i just wanted to confirm and flag this trap.

 

Thanks

 

 

Hey @redbulldz,

 

Welcome to the Community! Smiley

 

I went ahead and moved your post in this thread here as it seems to fit well. You are correct in your assumptions and this message is not from us. If you can forward us this spam SMS to 7726, we'll make sure it gets to the right people to look into this.

 

You can also read more about these kinds of messages right here.



I'm a Participant Level 1

I received a txt msg that my online account was deactivated and that I have to go to http://www.validation-comptes.com/ to unlock it.

Please be aware of this, the site is not an official Fido website and it is most likely to be a phising scam.

 

thanks

 

 

 

Thanks for sharing everyone Smiley

 

@danitouffaha Welcome to the community Smiley I moved your post here since we already had an ongooing tread about this.

 

 

Cheers!



I'm a Participant Level 1

I got this message today. Fido Solutions Refund! Deposit your money at: http://etr-interac.com from +1-647-229-6856. 

Hi @Sanjeevsht & welcome to the Community. Smiley

 

I moved your post to this thread since it's about a similar topic. You can check the solution above.

 

Cheers!



I'm a Contributor Level 1

Despite being very careful with not distributing my number to any Tom, **bleep** and Hary marketer -- I was surprised to see this text on my android device today.

 

Is it me or Android really has this darker side? Confused

I had an iPhone for five years and never ever received such weird/phishing text. Speechless

 

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Hey @GameOfData 

 

I moved your post here as it seemed to be a good fit. We’re constantly working to stop these kinds of messages; it would be a great help to us if you could transfer this text message to (7726).



I'm a Participant Level 1

Just recive a messages from +1 819 421 5037 saying Hi its Fido: we will refund the monthly payment because we detected a overpayments. Collect your money at www.Interac-mobile.fr no doubt its a scam

Hey Branimir45!

 

Welcome to the Community!

 

Thanks for the heads up about the message you received. 

 

I moved your post to this thread about SMS spam. You can find more info about these type of messages here. Smiley



I'm a Participant Level 2

I received this text last night. I assume it's fraud, as I don't see anything about Fido Rewards on the site.

 

"Fido Rewards: Fido Solutions has sent you an e-Transfer. Click here to deposit funds: bit.do/fidoemtfunds"

 

I assume I can just ignore and delete?

 

Hi @notl2017!  

 

Welcome to the Community!

I moved your post here as it seemed to be a good fit. Can you forward us the message?



I'm a Participant Level 2

Screen shot attached. Let me know if you'd like anything else.

 

 

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That's perfect Smiley Thanks a lot @notl2017!



I'm a Participant Level 1

I have recieved a text message from 1-403-462-9061, letting me know that fido has an Entract e-Transfer of $40 for me. and gave me a link of bit.do/interacCAhKV2.

I am sure this is a spam.

Hey fpeyvandi!

 

I moved your post to this thread since it's about the same subject.:)



Hello Fpeyvandi,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  Yes, that does indeed sound like SPAM! Thanks for flagging it!

 

  You can copy the message and forward it to 7726 (SPAM) for evaluation (see here).

 

Hope this helps!

 

Cheers


I'm a Participant Level 1

Fido Canada:
Your account is suspended due to security reasons.
Reactivate here:
http://bit.do/Fido-verifyaccount

 

Received this from a +1-(819) number...seems like a scam... Can you confirm?