Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Globe postpaid subscribers – be wary of the SMS massages you receive. Apparently, there is a new modus operandi by our friendly neighborhood scammers: they send SMS messages to Globe postpaid subs that demand payment for their account – advising them to deposit money in a specific GCASH account. Froilan Castelo, Head of the Globe [...]
From: 0946 728 2324 Date Received: May 16, 2013 Network Received: Smart Postpaid Message: Smart Postpaid Advisory: As a preferred Postpaid Client, You are Pre-Qualified for a FREE 200 SMS Monthly. To Avail TxT 09982509434 200 Send to 808 Threat Level: High. Save for a few mistakes in formatting, this SMS scam can be very [...]
Globe has killed more than 5,000 SIM cards – all in the name of the war against spam/scams! The Singtel telco declared that it is working with the NTC, alongside the NBI, to pursue and expedite the arrest of SMS spammers/scammers! Froilan Castelo, Globe Head for Corporate and Legal Services: “The volume of scams sent [...]
From: 2933 (This is the first time a short code has entered this section of TelcoTroll) Date Received: March 23, 2013 Network Received: Globe Prepaid Message: Click to see Rose’s photos on Facebook: http://fb.me/8ECjwzflKNYIux Reply “stop” to stop getting Facebook texts. For more info Text FB HELP to 2933 Threat Level: High. The Troll has [...]
From: 0926 573 1641 Date Received: March 18, 2013 Network Received: Globe Prepaid Message: congratulations.Had won! (P750.000)From:VILLBAR FOUNDATION. During our 24 th Anniversary Call me now!Im Atty.RuelA.Ventura.DTI P#4671 S.2013 Threat Level: Low. This has got to be the worst formatted SMS Spam/Scam that the Troll has ever received. The spacing is very dismal, and for [...]
From: 0905 308 6158 Date Received: March 03, 2013 Network Received: Globe Prepaid Message: Sa ALAY BUHAY negosyo ang alay. Negosyong magpapaunlad sa inyong buhay. IBOTO MULI: #22 ALAY BUHAY PARTYLIST! Threat Level: High. The problem with the Philippine electorate is that it’s too easily fooled – proof of this is the year in year [...]
Troll: This despicable thing was bound to happen with the onset of the elections: SMS take down campaigns that is sent en-mass to the prepaid subscribers of Smart/Globe/Sun. The bad thing is that this dirty trick is really hard to trace – and if the telcos or the government do find the parties involved, prosecuting [...]