WARNING COVID SCAM
I got this yesterday on my phone. Which was a bit disconcerting. I was a bit sus, due to the fact that it started off saying, I was an “existing” primary close contact….The word “existing” rang alarm bells because I certainly haven’t had any contact with DHS previously or had been notified of anything.
The worst part was I rang the numbers on the COVID website for information and to try and find out if the SMS was legitimate. 2 hours later and after being transferred and cut off numerous times I gave up. At one stage I did talk to a chap, explained the circumstances of the SMS and asked if he could check my name and/or phone number to see if I am on any covid list. He couldn’t do that because of privacy reasons…..can you believe that.
I would think it goes to random phone numbers. So if you get one, treat it with caution.
Ian “NIKO” Nichols