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Add cellphone texts to your list of possible scams


March 24, 2021

The cellphone text reads: “Amazon: Congratulations Marione, you came in 2nd in March’s Amazon Earpods raffle! Click this link to set delivery: (an internet link is listed).”

I’ve received that text twice now from two different area codes. I’m a little miffed because a similar text was sent to a phone listed under my deceased husband’s name but it said he came in first.

I did not click on any of the links where I’m sure I’d have to fill in information like my name, address, birthdate and Amazon account info to get the promised earpods.

I guess they decided to try again Monday...

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