Sorry for the inconvenience. I would suggest you to forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org Then to block the number send a text "spam xxx-xxx-xxxx" to 9999(x's being the number to block).Report the content of the message and the number you received it from to the abuse email address.
Thank you for the quick response.
These lowlifes somehow blocked their number.
When I attempted to access the web address given, I got a pop up indicating that I was " attempting to log in to a potentially malacious site, and that they may be trying to trick me."
1) Forward the text to 7726. Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile have joined forces to combat mobile spam. This sends the spam to their working group for analysis and blocking.
2) Send a text to "9999" with the word SPAM and the email address (since it came from an email address). This should block future spam from that address but they most likely will spoof something else.
So how do you forward a text msg? There is no "forward" option on my phone in sms messaging.
The past several days I've been getting a spam text each day, today three of them.. This last one is from email@example.com and has the number 312-569-0397 in the msg.
I got the same [...]..very upset...text came in in the middle of my night, woke me up. whoever they are....need to stop it and get a life.
I did follow the above steps to report this spam...thnks GeekOf Texas.
'[...]subject: Dems on Wonmen. Obama ally Hillary Rosen criticizes stay at home mom's like Ann Romney. Listen 312-569-[...]"
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At least they used proper grammar.
This month, I've been getting the Bank of America (not really from Bank of America) spam messages. It started as firstname.lastname@example.org, changed to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and so on. I blocked info1 through info4.com domains. This week, I then got @boa.com and the real kicker is today the spam came from something like email@example.com. I am hesitant to block the sprintpcs.com domain even though most text messages from Sprint don't show up as that. So I'm going to see if they continue through the weekend and if they do, I'll have to block each individually or block the entire domain if only the domain is the same on all the texts. It's been pretty frustrating this month.
I'll also start to follow the advice of forwarding them along. I wasn't aware that option existed.
I have one question on forwarding now. When I forward the message, I get a response that says to reply with the phone number. These that I am getting are not from phone numbers, they are from e-mail address/domain names. For example, the one received today was from firstname.lastname@example.org. When I respond with that info, I get a message that the sender could not be identified and to contact customer care. Should I be forwarding to that e-mail address mentioned in the post from April?
I've been getting the spam from "BofA" as well as have several of my co-workers using sprint. I forwarded the text but was told there was nothing they could do because there was no number for the sender.