Scammers are using the website, "w8fmv info", to steal personal and financial information. The scammers create a fake text message with a link to "w8Fmv info" and send it to potential victims. The scammers hope their potential victims will take the bait and click the link in it, which goes to fake websites that will claim the visitors have won free gifts and other prizes. The fake websites will then ask visitors to submit personal and personal information in order to receive their so-called free gifts or prizes. But, if the requested information is submitted to the scammers, it will be stolen and used fraudulently.
The w8fmv info Scam Texts
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W: Congrats, Sean! Your winning code 455445 printed on your receipt from Mar. 29 came in 1st in our giveway: w8fmv.info/wuv4gQoAsd
The link in the fake text message above goes to a fake Amazon website that claims visitors ave won an iPad Pro as a free gift and they just need to pay a shipping fee of $1. Visitors are then taken to another page where they will be asked for personal and financial information. If the requested information is submitted, it will be stolen by the scammers behind the fake text and the victim will never receive the free gift they were promised.
If you have received a "w8Fmv info" scam, post it in a comment below to help others, and report it to your cellphone provider.