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StabbedBadger
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Scam SMS Doing the Rounds

Hi All,

Just as a highlight to help protect other customers from losing any money, I have gotten two separate SMS messages this last week with the following:

"Your latest bill cannot be processed. Please review your billing information using the secure link provided to avoid any suspensions. mybilling-virgin.com"

Three things stood out to me immediately. Every time I get a genuine SMS from Virgin, they always link to virginmedia.com/mobileapp or provide their standard telephone number, 0345 454 1111, to call them. Second, the website address isn't one I'm familiar with so I checked the domain registry for the well known address, virginmedia.com and compared it with this one and it's clear the above address is a cheapo domain registered by an individual and not a major corporation. Third, my payment isn't yet due for a couple of weeks.

Hope this helps.

Best SB

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Re: Scam SMS Doing the Rounds

Hello StabbedBadger

Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention 

We are always on the lookout for scammers and phishers 

So this bit of information is priceless 

We will have already been made aware of this, but a few slip the net and get through 

But thanks again 

Gareth_L

 

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