Have you received a text message from 312-339-1227 or 772-262-2092 claiming your package is waiting for confirmation on the shipping destination? Beware! It is a scam. Lots of people have reported the text message and its content which claims recipients have a parcel ready to be delivery, and should confirm shipping location at itemisinwaiting.com
The text messages goes this way –
From: 1 (312) 339-1227, 7722622092
Parcel Tracking: Hello, your package containing tracking # 7367288SS2 is waiting for confirmation on the shipping destination: itemisinwaiting.com/s4jza
Itemisinwaiting Scam Text Messages – How Does this Scam Work?
The scam text message pretends you’ve a package ready for delivery. There’s a link attached to the text message for address confirmation. However, the link ‘itemisinwaiting.com’ is a malicious website. It works this way –
- Requests for processing fee
- Trick you into submitting your financial information
When you submit your credit card details, you’ll receive unauthorized debit alerts. So far, the scammers have used the following numbers –
- 1 (772) 262-2092
- 1(312) 339– 1227
What Should You Do If You Receive Phishing Messages Like This
No matter how convincing it sounds, you shouldn’t visit the link or links attached to such messages/mails or send your personal information.
The first thing you should do is ignore such messages, and look for reviews online about it.