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Did you know? Forward Text Spam to 7726 to report it to the FTC?

Discussion in 'GENERAL Wireless Discussion' started by JFB, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. JFB

    JFB Gold Senior Member
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    Jan 1, 1998
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  2. viewfly

    viewfly Mobile RF Advisor
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    Jun 22, 2003
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    Back in May 2012, AT&T had me do this with a text spam. Same as you posted:

    AT&T Free Msg: Report text/picture messaging spam to AT&T easily by forwarding a copy of the message to 7726 (SPAM). Thank you!

    And when I did, I got this reply:

    ATT FREE MSG: Thanks for providing us with the content of an unwanted message. Now, reply with the sender's phone number so we know who sent you this message.

    Seemed to have worked.

    Our spam came from 'Best Buy' promising a shopping spree. Problem was all 3 of us won at the same time. Lol.

    Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk
    #2 viewfly, Mar 8, 2013
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  3. Jay2TheRescue

    Jay2TheRescue Resident Spamslayer
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    Dec 17, 2002
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    AT&Tingular 310-410
    How ironic that a spammer posted in this thread... (I took care of them though)
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