Do NOT Open This Text Posing To Be From Major Australian Bank

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Do NOT Open This Text Posing To Be From Major Australian Bank

A new scam is doing the rounds claiming to be the Commonwealth Bank over text message. 

ABC News posted a picture of the text which alerts recipients that their account has been blocked and urges them to enter details to rectify it. 

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The Commonwealth Bank have released these tips to avoid SMS scams:

  • Commonwealth Bank will never send an SMS that asks you to confirm, update or disclose personal or banking information, and most financial institutions follow the same practice. Never click on a link provided in such an SMS.
  • Instructions on how to send these messages to Commonwealth Bank for further investigation is listed here

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