Text Scam Bulletin No. 47: Kapuso Foundation Scam Variant

Written by Publisher on . Posted in IT Advisory

Following is a reported scam SMS message sent by a concerned citizen:

"Notice" from (GMA) KAPUSO FOUNDATION.

Ma'am/Sir Congratulations! Your mobile number had won, Php 780,000.00 for 2nd Prize winner of Handog Pasasalamat 2021, to claim your prize send your Name, Age, Address and Occupation for more information. I'm Atty. Joshua Lopez.
Keep safe Kapuso.
Dti#70612s20

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The public is advised to ignore and do not believe such deceptive message from unverified senders to avoid being a victim of an elaborate scam which can lead to financial loss, identity theft, and other forms of cybercrime. Those who reply to such messages will be at risk of receiving more scam SMS in the future as their number will be registered by the scammers as active.