Why this is critical
You & I may not be prone to online scams, but elderly folks, low income earners, and foreigners are much more susceptible. When we see signs of a scam, we need to help protect them.
How to help end spam
Anytime you get a suspicious text message, simply copy & paste it to SPAM (772-6). You will get a reply that looks like this:
This helps cell carrier companies quickly learn new tactics that spammers are using, and show users a warning message—or block the senders completely.
A running tally of spam messages I receive
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