Oh great, I just got my first international phone SMS scam spam. I’ve had the odd domestic SMS spam before, but this is the first like this. I hope it’s not the start of a flood.
It has a couple of hints that it’s probably a variation on the old Advance-fee/419/Nigerian scam — the claim that the sender is a Doctor; the USD dollars amount.
I know some will take the time to play along and bait these scammers. I don’t have that kind of time or inclination. If anybody else wants to, then great — just don’t use my name — I’m sure they’d be happy to hear from Mr Harry Potter or Mr Richard Cheney or Doctor Who or William Prince or Mr Dave Lister or whatever other name someone might make up.
Anybody else get one of these this morning?