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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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***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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Too bad their wasn't an app that blocked fraudulent texts! 

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That is a scam. Send it to 7726. 



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I received this text tonight.  Has anyone received any thing similar?

 

 

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 I recieved this text message.SCAMI received this Message. SCAMI received this Message. SCAMI received this Message. SCAM

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Hey @Grashabel

 

Welcome to the Community!

 

Thanks for flagging this. You can send the text to the number 7726 (SPAM). This will submit the messages to be audited and potentially blocked from the network if considered as spam.

 

You can find more info about these spam here.

 

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Hey @Xan

 

Welcome to the Community!

 

That's definitely not from us. You can send the text to the number 7726 (SPAM). This will submit the messages to be audited and potentially blocked from the network if considered as spam.

 

You can also find a thread regarding these here.

 

Hope this helps Smiley



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I received this scammed fund last night 05.11.17 everyone lookout please;

Fr: ‭+1 (819) 919-5138‬

You've received $75.46 due to an overcharge on your last mobile bill. Claim your funds via the following link

http://mobile-trans/interac 

and otherone 

‭Fr: +1 (437) 983-8875‬ 

519 Wireless Service Refund !
(519)729-**** has received a
$53.45CAD refund !
We apologize for this issue .
Deposit your funds : 

http://bit.do/dSt

 

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Hello UyenK13,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  Thanks for the information! You are correct, that message is most definitely spam and not from Fido. If you still have the message, you can copy it and forward it to 7726 (SPAM) for evaluation and addition to the spam filter (see here).

 

Hope this helps Smiley

 

Cheers


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Thanks Cawtau

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