Did you receive a text from [email protected] informing you that your VISA card has been blocked? Do not engage. It is a scam text message!

What Is 806-419-1755 Text Scam

People have been receiving texts that informed them their VISA cards were blocked. Attached to this text is this number: 8064191755, which the recipient is instructed to call.

How It Works

The 8064191755 text informs the reader that their VISA card was temporarily locked, and to unlock the card, the recipient has to call the number. Their aim is to pretend they want to help you unlock the card and would therefore need your card details. Doing this, however, will be giving up your credit card information to these thieves.

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What To Do

When you receive such messages and want to be sure it is not scam, do the following:

  • send your credit card company an email to confirm the authenticity of the text
  • if the company says the message is not from them, delete the message immediately
  • do not, out of curiosity, call that number to see where it leads

Conclusion

Phishing scams are on the rise these days, and a lot of people have lost sensitive information to hackers. Please stay away from strange texts prompting you to give up your personal information.

We have come across scams like this. What you have to do firstly is not to click on links you do not understand or call strange numbers, and always be sure the source of the message is genuine before you engage.

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