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I'm a Participant Level 1
I'm a Participant Level 1

Hello team,

Hope you are doing well,

I am writing this as I received following message multiple times. Initially I deleted or ignored but now I need your help to fix this once and for all. I gone through similar community post.

Request you to help with issue.





Following is the message.

Online-Reimbursement#16384: A successful return of $78,49 (CAD) was made. See below to accept it


Senior MVP Senior MVP
Senior MVP

Hello Jay3911,


  Welcome to the community!


   Thanks for the information! That message is most definitely SPAM. The providers are doing all that they can to prevent SPAM SMS. You can help by forwarding these messages to 7726 (SPAM) (see here). Once audited, it will be used to augment the SPAM filter. Unfortunately, as fast as these messages get blocked by the SPAM filter, the spammers/scammers find new ways to bypass the filter.


  A couple of tell-tale signs the the message is SPAM. Firstly, Fido won't send etransfers or reimbursements via email or text message link. If you are indeed overcharged, Fido will simply credit your account.


  In addition, if Fido does send legitimate SMS, it will come from one of their short codes, not a phone number. Admittedly, since spoofing is so wide-spread, it's possible the spammers/scammers could eventually learn to spoof those codes as well.


Hope this helps 😀