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Do Not Call 844-331-0338 – the Number is Being Used by Cybercriminals

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Do Not Call 844-331-0338 – the Number is Being Used by Cybercriminals

Do not call (844)331-0338. The number is being used by cybercriminals in an attempt to steal their potential victims’ personal, account and financial information. The cyber criminals do this by sending out phishing text messages like the ones below claiming the recipients' bank accounts have been locked. The phishing message then asks the recipients to call the same number in order to unlock their accounts.

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Samples of the Phishing Text (SMS) Message

Mon 10/04/2017 10:58
From: 9513146849@mms.att.net

Message

FRM:id82381@cingularme.com
MSG:U.S. Bank: Account locked. Call now : (844) 331-0338
5AD44C7

From: 9493386769@mms.att.net
FRM:id60273@cingularme.com
MSG:U.S. Bank: Acount locked. Call now : (844) 331-0338
EF685CA

If the recipients call the number, they will get an automated message asking them to input all of their personal information, including their social security numbers, bank account numbers and other information the cyber criminals need in order to gain access to their potential victims’ accounts, steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.

Recipients of the phishing text or SMS message, who have called 844-331-0338 and submitted to their information, are asked to contact their bank for help and report it to the police.

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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2018 at 1:03 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Bullhead City, Arizona, United States

    Right now this number is attached to a Lease to own rental property. They tell you to call Lexington Law Firm to get a case number for your credit history. NOTE: ALL Reps are of middle eastern nationality.

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