Bait text message on new phone number ?

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Dibaril
Dibaril Posts: 2
edited March 28 in My Mobile
I just switched to Fizz yesterday and activated a plan with no text message. Today I'm getting a text message that clearly wants me to respond "Uhm you got the wrong number", and since I don't have unlimited text message I'll probably pay if I send one.
I'm wondering if any of you had the same issue, and if I can expect to receive a lot more bait text messages to try to get me to respond ?
Also how can my new phone number be in spam lists already ??

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  • NAD83MTM8
    NAD83MTM8 Posts: 1,957 ✭✭
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    I really think this is just a coincidence. I have limited texts and rarely receive such messages.

  • elena code xzi4t
    elena code xzi4t Posts: 4,178 ✭✭
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    Hi @Dibaril

    The incoming text message are free therefore you will receive

    Sending text is easy and cheap probably they send message to all number

  • Pascal
    Pascal Posts: 5,623 ✭✭
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    Hi @Dibaril

    You can go there to enter your phone to the federal list against marketing calls

    And yes, if you respond to sms, you will be charge

  • FizzyFizz JQMPM
    FizzyFizz JQMPM Posts: 5,709 ✭✭
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    It never happened to me.. btw if you want to be sure 1 sms is gonna cost 5 cents but remember you've got to put some money on you wallet first

  • Whizz
    Whizz Posts: 19,102 admin
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    Hello @Dibaril ,


    It`s a possible mistake as some user might have tried to reply to someone but instead pressed a wrong number thus altering the final receiver.


    You can just ignore the message and that`s it.


    For safety measures, I suggest reading the following link also : https://fizz.ca/en/faq/phishing-and-spam


    Have a good one,

    -Raul, Community Moderator

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