The Corpus Christi Financial Crimes Unit and the Better Business Bureau would like to alert the community about a new scam in which mobile phone users are receiving suspicious messages. The text messages are purported to be from Target and announce you as a winner of a free gift card. The drawing is a scam and your information is obtained by the scammers.
Do not reply or visit the website, just simply delete the text. For more information, please visit http://www.bbb.org/blog/top-scams-of-2011.html for the Top Scams of 2011.
Remember, if it’s too good to be true, it’s not true. If you believe you are a victim of a scam, please call the police at 886-COPS. If you would like a presentation on Identity Theft or Senior Safety please call Crime Victim Advisor Brenda Moreno at 361-886-2765.