Beware of the fake text message that claims you’ve received a direct deposit of $1,200 from Walmart Relief Program. It is a scam! Recipients should not attempt to click the links or follow the instructions in the message.
Have you received Walmart Pandemic Relief Scam Program Text Messages? Don’t panic! This review expose everything you need to know about it, especially how it works.
The Walmart Pandemic Relief Scam Texts
According to reports from people who have received this message, it comes in the different variants below;
– You have received a direct deposit of $1,200 from Walmart Pandemic Relief Program, Apply here: hxxps://tinyurl.com/yvrzxhzj
– You have qualified for a direct deposit of $1200 from Walmart Pandemic Relief Funds, Apply here: hxxp://bit.ly/2WalmartPandemicFunD
The body of the scam message seem alike, but the links attached to the message is different. Still, they are all malicious links.
How Does This Scam Work?
Like every other kind of scam, the goal of this scam is to subtly steal your financial and personal information. They want you to play into their arms! How? By clicking the link on the text message.
When you do so you’d be taken to a fake and phishing Walmart website that steal account credentials, personal and financial information.
What To 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, o return the call.
The first thing you should do is ignore such messages, and look for reviews online about it.
Be mindful of text messages from strangers.