Published April 2, 2022 at 4:37 pm
Residents should keep an eye out for this new scam text related to major phone service company Rogers.
The text alleges to be a message from Rogers, stating that they received a request to transfer your phone number to another service provider.
The message urges you to click a provided link if you wish to cancel the request. It looks like this:
This message is a scam — Rogers says it will never ask customers to provide personal or account information through email or text.
The bit.ly link instead of a direct Rogers link is also a giveaway that this isn’t an authentic message.
“Be cautious if you’re prompted to respond quickly or urgently, provide information or click on a link or attachment,” Rogers advises customers who get scam texts.
“Instead of clicking a link or opening an attachment, which can house malware, go directly to the source’s official site by searching in…