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Be careful fake Twitter account

@virgimnedia going in to your direct messages on twitter twitte for personal details and card details. 

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Thanks for letting us know about this @Robos215,

I have reported the account to twitter and expect it to be closed down soon. Always check for the blue tick when tweeting us.

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Had this issue today. They asked for my name and address but when they asked to confirm card details, I refused. I reported it to VM and Twitter 

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and if anyone is stupid enough to give card details to in a DM on twitter....
Are people really this stupid
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Unfortunately some people do fall for these scams.  If they didn't there would be no point the scammers doing what they do.

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I'd say I'm surprised but I've seen how stupid people are from Covid and the US elections 🙂
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another one popped up @virgibinmedia

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'Unfortunately some people do fall for these scams'

tell me about it. as an anti scammer i've seen it all. everything from people showing off their new credit card on social media, someone sending a list of all their passwords off to 'get a prize' to a former CEO of a company giving their details (including their NINO) to win a weeks holiday.

the most ludicrous one of all was the person who blamed someone else for them being scammed because they had pointed out it was a scam. ie it wouldn't have been a scam if you hadn't told me.

as long as you are getting scam emails/calls/letters, it is because someone else has fallen for it.
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That's the one that tried to scam me @virgibinmedia I reported it to Virgin Media and Twitter 

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