spoken like a true american.
no way i should be responsible for my service , someone else should be.
If you want a credit contact the company that got your phone number.
The money you pay to verizon is for service. yah.
You can forward the text to 7726 (SPAM) to report it.
Well, I can share my experience I guess. Because I get those kind of text messages too. But I kind of understand why I get them, because I post ads on craigslist with my telephone number on it. Which is like a huge target for spam texts and emails!
I would just say be careful on where you post your number online and who you give it out to.
I think it has absolutely nothing to do with Verizon and their fraud department. I think you should stop blaming Verizon and take responsibility because more than likely you either put your number somewhere where people can see it... or subscribed to something. I dont know how many times I have read and heard, "I didn't do anything like that!!! I demand a credit!!!". But in reality you did.
Thanks Suzy. I don't know why the Verizon Customer Service Rep couldn't give me that info.
Right. I was able to supply Verizon the phone number the message came from, along with the message. It could have easily been blocked. I suppose if you owned a business, it would be OK with you to let a criminal to walk around and try to rip-off your customers.
More and more of these type of messages have become a regular because of all the electronic footprints users are leaving all over the web like Facebook, Twitter, file sharing and not to forget the free applications that are usually infested with advertisements..
Security should start at home first because no level of security will stop personal information from being available when users simply give it out to oters on a regular.
I have had a number of clients that would go to a infected site that requested for the user to disable their system Virus Scan or Firewall to access data from the site and the customer would do it and then their system gets infected, is this some how my job to resolve this issue for free?
I really do not see how this is Verizon’s problem to resolve.
Today I got a text message from an unverified-sender saying it was a Verizon Wireless Notice that my account has been locked and I need to goto a bogus site. I wanted to forward it to Verizon but there does not seem to be any number for that. Guess they just do not care.
This works! I reported one from Wal-Mart and one from Best Buy, and never heard from either number again.
Today I got a text message from an unverified-sender saying it was a Verizon Wireless Notice that my account has been locked and I need to goto a bogus site. I wanted to forward it to Verizon but there does not seem to be any number for that. Forward the text to 7726