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gcg

Dec 10, 2007, 4:45 PM
Has anyone else gotten spam text messages? My wife and I got one each yesterday. My daughter got one today as well as a couple co-workers. Did someone tap into the network to send mass spam text messages? It may not just be Verizon because another co-worker with Nextel got one at 3:30am today. Just curious if anyone else is experiencing this. Never happened before.
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PhoneyName

Dec 10, 2007, 4:49 PM
Three of my friends got one very early this morning. Something that came from an email address, but they couldn't reply to it.
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herbf

Dec 10, 2007, 4:56 PM
Yes, I received one earlier today, and I don't text usually, so I was wondering how this place got mine.
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wfine81

Dec 10, 2007, 5:02 PM
Yup, had TONS of customers in today that got them about 3am last night, something about buying prescription painkillers from some email address.
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mottelerj

Dec 10, 2007, 5:37 PM
yeah both the phones on my account got it. it was about stocks
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LordObento

Dec 10, 2007, 8:39 PM
www.vtext.com login. Preferences. Text blocking. Yes to email and web.
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lawman101

Dec 10, 2007, 8:59 PM
I'm told that blocking text messages will cause Backup Asst to not work, so you might want to be careful. VZW is aware of the problem and working to fix it. All SPAM text msgs will be credited. The problem is affecting other carriers as well.
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