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SMS Phishing Scam - 'Dear Verizon Customer, Your Account Has Been Locked'

The text message below: "Dear Verizon Customer, your account has been locked," is another fake and phishing text message. The message will ask you to click on the link within it to verify your account information. But, the link in the message, will take you to a fake and phishing Verizon website, designed to trick you into entering your username, password, PIN, SSN, credit card and other personal information.

SMS Phishing Scam - Dear Verizon Customer, Your Account Has Been Locked
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Once you have entered your information, it will be sent to the scammers who created the fake Verizon website. These cyber-criminals will then use the information to hijack your account, steal your money, or even your identity.

Phishing Verizon Text Message Scam

"Dear Verizon Customer, your account has been locked. Please verify your account here: unlock.n-fut.us/vwf/?id= 74013039176742"

If you were or think you were, tricked into clicking on the link in the text message and have entered your information on the fake Verizon website: unlock.n-fut.us, please contact Verizon by telephone at 1-800-VERIZON.

Also, if you receive any suspicious emails or text messages, please contact Verizon for clarification, before following the instructions in these messages.

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