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Spam texts on legitimate virgin number?

Hi, preemptive apologies if the formatting messes up. 

I've been receiving obvious spam texts (double checked by reading these forums/google) from the same number I receive my legitimate virgin texts from.

get my data rollover information, spending cap changes etc from "virgin media" but I've also been receiving spam in the same convo and idk what I can do other than mark the convo as spam... But it's not all spam. I'm just super confused as to how this has happened really. 

Has anyone else had this/knows anymore about it? 

TIA. 

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Re: Spam texts on legitimate virgin number?

Yes. It's a common practice for them to spoof an actual number which tricks the messaging software that it is from a legitimate source.

They have been doing it recently with the NHS

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