Digicel has this to say about the scams:
Digicel is aware that some of our customers have received text messages from scammers claiming they have won $80,000 and that they must dial a particular number to claim this prize. Please DO NOT CALL the number in the text message as this is NOT a legitimate promotion.
Help Digicel stop these scams by providing them with the information below on their Facebook page:
- Your mobile number:
- The number you received the message from:
- Was this a voice or text message?:
- What was the content of the text?:
- Time you received the message:
- Remember that Digicel will only contact you using the number 619-5000 or texts from 400.
Here are some of the text messages or SMS that persons have received:
- congratulation you have win 5000$ call free this number 0037080803209 immediately.
- We have an important message for you to know it call this number 002392204654 free
- We have an important message for you to know it call this number 002392202955 free
- Digicel Urgent:if you don t call now you will lose your 80000 $,it s your last chance to have your check
- call now for free on this number 002392204078
- We have an important message for you to know it call this number 002392202948 free
- DIGICEL URGENT. PLEASE CALL TO COLLECT YOUR CHECK AND YOUR 80000 Euro for free.
- Congratulations, but if you don't claim your prize immediately it will be given to another person call free 002392204658.
PLEASE NOTE that Digicel will only contact you from 619-5000, 380-0057, 619-1525 or SMS from 400, 137 and 142 regarding Digicel’s promotions.