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Text scam from genuine virgin number?

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I recieved a text that appears to be from the same number that virgin media always sends information from. However, the link in the text does not appear genuine.

The text contents were:

We are unable to confirm you billing information. Please validate your current information to avoid line interruption: 


If this is genuine, why are they not using the domain?


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Definitely a phishing attempt — report to 7726 and delete,  read more here How to report scam texts and mobile calls to 7726 - Ofcom

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You have just been shown how easy it is to spoof a phone number and you should never rely on Caller ID, it’s totally unreliable.

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