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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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Hey @Vidupe!

 

I moved your post to this thread since we had one going on about the same topic Smiley Looks like that's a SPAM SMS. I invite you to report it by forwarding it to 7726 and please don't provide your personal information!

 

Thanks for checking in Smiley



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I'm a Participant Level 1 Heejoo
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I've got a message from Fido solution(6132529937)
This is the message

Fido solution has sent you an interac e-Transfer refund due to a billing error. You can access your funds with the transfer below:


I just wonder whether this is a scam or not. If it isn't, can i fill in my bank information in that page?

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Hey Heejoo!

 

I've moved your post to this thread since we already have a thread for reporting these kind of messages. 

 

You can find all the answers you are looking for right here! Wink



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I'm a Participant Level 1 ariatta6
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Just received a phishing text claiming to be Fido about refunding an overage on my last bill. Obviously didn't click included link. Just thought someone should know.

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Hello Ariatta6,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  Thanks for passing along the information! If you still have the text, you can copy it and forward it to 7726 (SPAM) (see here).

 

Hope this helps Smiley

 

Cheers



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I'm a Participant Level 1 TherinkratA1
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Received text from Fido saying that my account is suspended due to security reasons. It quotes a number of 7789198765 which is not my number. Called it, mailbox full. 

Called Fido but they're closed. 

Anyone else get this?

 

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Hi @TherinkratA1 & welcome to the Community. Smiley

 

I moved your post to this thread as you'll find the answer to your question here.

 

Cheers!



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I have received a text message from this number and suggesting me to take a deposit with interact e-Transfer...

Anybody Knows something about this? Is a kind of fraud?

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Hey @dudufrey!

 

Good catch!

 

We moved your post here as it's the perfect place for reporting these types of Spam messages Smiley

 

Be sure to forward the text to the number 7726 (SPAM) so it can be audited by our team!

 



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I'm a Participant Level 1 vaibhavpandey
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From: +1 (905) 904-0709

 

 

INTERAC e-TRANSFER FIDO sent you a refund due to a billing error on your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Deposit: http://fido.ca-invoice2.com

Fido Communications

 

 

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Thanks for sharing @vaibhavpandey!

 

That's definitely not one of ours, please forward it to the number 7726 (SPAM) to have it audited by our team Smiley


You can read more on that here.

 

Thanks!



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I'm a Participant Level 1 langeler-ml
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Text from +1-403-360-7725

 

"After a billing error Fido Solutions sent you a refund. Please allow 24h until funds become available. Deposit funds immediately: ..." link to etransfer.ga.

 

I'm assuming this is **, since my bill just loaded today and it looks normal, and I haven't been notified of any changes to my account?

 

Thanks.

 

Sam

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Hey langeler-ml!

 

I moved your post here since we already have a thread for reporting these kind of messages. 

 

You can find the answers you're looking for here. Smiley



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"INTERAC e-TRANSFER FIDO sent you a refund due to a billing error on your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Deposit: http://fido.ca.communications-sms.com

Fido Communications"

Is what i recieved just a few mins ago fromthis number "+1 (905) 904-2061" I'm pretty sure it's a fraudulent text message especially with that weird web address.

Just informing people, incase anyone else here gets that text message or something simular.

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Hello @Biggy204,

 

That is definitely a spam text, you can forward it to Fido so they can try to stop these types of spam. 

 

All you need to do is forward the spam SMS to 7726 (SPAM). You can do this by pressing and holding on the body of the text and then press the forward button. You will not be charge any fees for doing this. 

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