Tuesday, April 28, 2020

FTC Consumer Alert: Don’t click links in unsolicited text messages

Consumer Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission
by Rosario Méndez, Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC

You might be seeing text messages promising money – maybe the economic impact payments, loans for small businesses, or an offer for money you can get. 

In fact, I recently saw a WhatsApp text message in Spanish that advertised money for people quarantined at home. If you've spotted messages like this, I hope you've also deleted them. 

These text messages going around could lead you to a scam or a hacker, but not to anything helpful.

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This is a free service provided by the Federal Trade Commission.

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