What is the "5555 Vzw Free" text?

Jwinthrop
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I received a text on my 4s that said I needed to reply 5555.  It used improper English, so I'm suspicious.  "Irregularities were found, to prevent your account to be blocked, enter now at http:/my-vzwireless.net16.net".  Is this real?   Is it a scam?

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Jwinthrop, always better safe than sorry. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. If you receive a message of this type do not reply or go to the website listed. Forward the message to 7726 and delete the message. We are always willing to confirm any communication from Verizon Wireless if you are concerned by the message. We can be reached at 800-922-0204 or http://bit.ly/yN1P80 .

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ttipgem
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Scam. Scam. Scam.

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Jwinthrop, always better safe than sorry. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. If you receive a message of this type do not reply or go to the website listed. Forward the message to 7726 and delete the message. We are always willing to confirm any communication from Verizon Wireless if you are concerned by the message. We can be reached at 800-922-0204 or http://bit.ly/yN1P80 .

BrianP_VZW
Follow Us on Twitter @VZWSupport

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