In the last few years we've warned you about text messages which are aimed at emptying your bank accounts. Now a new scam has surfaced on your cell phone.
The text message is designed to scare you. The crooks are hoping you won't think, you'll act first.
You're told your credit card is locked. You're asked to call a number in California.
Don't buy it. Your card is fine. Your card's in trouble if you call and give information to the crooks.
Thanks to Lin who called me about the text she received. She checked and all her accounts are in order. She's afraid others might fall for it.
More details will follow. Remember, your credit card company may call and ask you about possible fraudulent charges. They won't ask for your number. They already have it.
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