Covid-19 SPAM/scam text??

Covid-19 SPAM/scam text??

Covid-19 SPAM/scam text??

aw13
I'm a Participant Level 3

Covid-19 SPAM/scam text??

Got the following text on the 5th of April (2020) and it seems suspicious. So, I'm posting it here.

"Hello, this is Rapid Access Medical Clinic at 21 Queensway West in Mississauga. We have introduced telemedicine services where you can talk to a doctor or a specialist directly in our clinic by texting 647-371-0365. Visit RapidAccess.ca for details"

 

I have submitted the text to the 7726 and await any feedback, if at all.

 

Best regards.

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Cawtau
Senior MVP

Hello Aw13,

 

  Thanks for the information!

 

  While it does seem strange to have received that SMS, that message does appear to be legitimate. A quick search of the phone number reveals it to be the TeleMedicine service from Rapid Access to Medical Specialists (see here). They are also listed as Multi-Specialty Medical Clinic on the Peel Community Services Directory (see here).

 

Hope this helps 😀

 

Cheers

 


aw13
I'm a Participant Level 3

Oh... Thanks. My apologies.
Good to know. Although, I have no idea why I would receive correspondence from them. I don't live in Peel region nor have I dealt with any medical facilities there in recent memory. Interesting 🤔

 

Best regards.