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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

***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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Hey @Marwong,

 

If you placed a call to an international number, long distance charges would apply. 



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I was showing a friend what this looked like and when clicking on the link in the original post, this is what now appears. It's good to see that reporting this stuff, that things do happen.

 

Cheerspam2.jpgs!

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Thanks @ranger9c you are more.brave than me to click these links aaahhhahaaa! 

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Happy Friday everyone!

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Hello, I received a text message from 1(705)854-0487 about a refund. It askes me to click the link: refun-mobilityintera.esy.es  While I clicked, it directed me to the online banking. I filled up all the info and realized it asked me to register the online banking account. Am I in danger???? Help! 

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Hi @jaslikesmaple

 

Welcome to the Community Smiley 

 

This definitely looks like a spam messages. You can check out this post on our Community for info on what to look out for in such messages.

 

If you provided your banking information, I would suggest contacting them ASAP to let them know and prevent any fraudulent activity. 



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Good morning all 

/!\ ~Warning do not close click this!!

Report sent text to 7726

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Stay safe!

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Got this one today and have others that asked something different, but it's the first time they mentioned Fido Dollars when I believe Fido Dollars have been discontinued already.

 

The others have already been mentioned, such as saying my account was suspended or that I had a refund, etc.

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Hello,

 

is the 7726 still a valid number where I can forward any spam text messages I am receiving?

 

Thanks!

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Hi friend @alexisdlopez

 

Yes 7726 is still on absolutely text  paste the spam to them also. 

We post spam here too thanks to @Cawtau  the community members following this thread can then be aware as well.

 

Thanks & Happy weekend to you!

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Dear Fido officer,

I just received an meaage to inform me fido overcharged me $113.57, so they refund money to me, and they ask me to log in my bank account. I will show u the picture, and I want to know this message is really from Fido or is false message. Please reply me as soon as possible, thank you.

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