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Wanted to give you all a heads up that a new text (and email) scam is doing the rounds. I just had a text from a mobile number saying my Netflix membership has been suspended and to click a link to remedy it. I don't have a Netflix account, never have, but apparently loads of people are falling for it and are having money taken and identities copied

Dilligaf
8 days ago
What do you think of this?
MumOfThree
MumOfThree8 days ago

I don't understand how people are falling for it. I never open a link in an text or email and will always go directly to the website in question if I believe the email genuine.

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
Original Poster
8 days ago

me neither but some people just panic and click on things without realising, so best to know in advance

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MumOfThree
MumOfThree8 days ago

Actually thinking about my mum would panic and not being as technology savvy might click through the link. Good to know it's doing the rounds Dilligaf

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SalmaS
SalmaS8 days ago

Just yesterday I got a text saying my PayPal has been suspended for suspicious behaviour. And to login and fix the problem. When I logged in to my PayPal through my app there was nothing wrong with it. Good think I didn't use the login link they sent

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
Original Poster
8 days ago

Scammers will try everything, such a lucrative business for them

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RuthSwain
RuthSwain8 days ago

I had one on Christmas day saying that I'd received a gift of paintball sessions and to contact them with regard to booking. I knew this was a scam because I'm the worst person in the world for something like this. I can't breathe through my nose so I'm a heavy breather (I never make calls at 2am) and I'm asthmatic so I couldn't hide easily as I would be heard throughout by everyone breathing or wheezing

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
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8 days ago

RuthSwain so many people would've fallen for that, surprise gift from someone at Christmas. As for your heavy breathing, I'm not going to play hide and seek with you 😉

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RuthSwain
RuthSwain8 days ago

Dilligaf I'm great to watch horrors with

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
Original Poster
8 days ago

RuthSwain I bet. I go ghost hunting and a lot of people think every little thing is a ghost, so with your heavy breathing...…..

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DannySpeed
DannySpeed8 days ago

There are a hundred scams going around at the moment, you have to be extra careful, remember that, freebies aren't all free, and that not everything is a good deal even if it sounds like it.

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LenoirLenoir
LenoirLenoir8 days ago

I got one about my PayPal Saying my services have been restricted so click on link

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
Original Poster
8 days ago

They have so many options to scam people with these days, no morals or hearts obviously

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RiannonWood
RiannonWood7 days ago

Thank you for letting me know I haven’t and never had a Netflix account but I’ll be sure to spread the news to those who have one

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Dilligaf
Dilligaf
Original Poster
7 days ago

I was going to do their trial before they cancelled it so I too haven't and won't have an account, so many do though

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