Scammers Gone Phishing, This Time Via Texts

Attorney General Roy Cooper's office says thousands of North Carolina residents who have accounts with the State Employees' Credit Union may have received messages through their cell phones soliciting private financial information.

Attorney General's Office spokeswoman Noelle Talley said Thursday that the latest phishing scam hitting North Carolinians involves someone sending text messages to people requesting they call a specific phone number about their accounts.

Phishing scams seem to come from a legitimate organization and claim they need a person's personal financial information.

Talley said State Employees' Credit Union officials are working
to stop the messages.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Tony Location: Chocowinity on Mar 10, 2009 at 03:32 PM
    First off if someone texts for ur banking info and u send it ( WHERE'S UR SIGN ) 2nd click on an attachment from someone u dont know ( WHERE'S ur SIGN )
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