The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has released its latest bulletin on the subject of Text Messaging Scams, sometimes referred to as SMSishing. Find the English and French versions of the bulletin at the link below.
“Text messaging scams occur when scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial information”
This may be in the form of offering very well paid work as a mystery shopper :
Or to get paid to wrap your car in advertising:
Or to update banking information:
Recognize. Reject. Report.