SMS Scam: Roaming Number Charges, Send 200 to 808 Scam

Got this sms spam and scam… Basically it says that my account was charged with 200 pesos because I called and texted a roaming number. And to cancel this 200 pesos “charged” to my account, I need to send message to 808 containing a specified number (09120009743 in my case) <space> 200, and reply to… Continue reading SMS Scam: Roaming Number Charges, Send 200 to 808 Scam

Sam Mendoza SMS Scam 2015… Still alive and kicking

I receive several reports that a certain Sam is making some SMS Scam rounds again this year. Background: Several years ago I created a blog post awareness about an SMS Scam featuring one Sam Mendoza. She patterned it from a similar scam a year before (the Marie Velasco SMS Scam in 2009). That blog post… Continue reading Sam Mendoza SMS Scam 2015… Still alive and kicking

SMS Spam Alert: Grace Poe Foundation Spam

It’s been a long time since I got some SMS Spam. So imagine my surprise when I got this one yesterday morning (April 23). SMS Details: Sender: +639123745771 Congrat’s Ur sim#had won. Php780,000.2nd price.winner.From.”grace poe”FOUNDATION” to claim ur prize.Plz.call me now..I’m sec.rey v.acosta.Dti#6303s14 So this type of “You just won XXX thousand pesoses, Call me… Continue reading SMS Spam Alert: Grace Poe Foundation Spam

Manila Bankers SMS Spam

I got this SMS spam over the weekend. I consider this as SMS SPAM because I did not subscribe to anything related to MANILA BANKERS. Sender’s Number: +639998886367 Message from: MANILA BANKERS FINAL NOTIFICATION: Good day! As part of our THANKSGIVING PROGRAM, you are entitled to receive EXCLUSIVE REWARDS and PRIVILEGES from MANILA BANKERS. For… Continue reading Manila Bankers SMS Spam