Published: October 04, 2021 5:29 pm
In Salzburg, fraudulent SMS are again making the rounds: the police are warning of messages that have been sent under the contact “LPD AT” and in which the recipient is requested to pay alleged outstanding penalties.
As a spokeswoman said on Monday afternoon for the APA, there are currently numerous reports of so-called phishing SMS. Strangers would send messages under the contact name “LPD AT”. The abbreviation is supposed to stand for the state police directorate (s) Austria and pretend seriousness.
Phishing SMS in circulation in Salzburg
The link leads to a phishing page, where bank details are then requested. According to the current status, there has been no damage to date. According to the police, all recipients would have seen through the scam and reported.
Do not open the left under any circumstances
The criminal police advises not to open such messages or the links they contain and never to disclose personal data or bank details. In addition, people are encouraged to alert relatives or your elderly elderly to this type of fraud. Extensive information on current methods of the fraudsters can be found on the website of the Federal Criminal Police Office.
Accessed on October 4th, 2021 at 5:30 am on https://www.salzburg24.at/news/salzburg/ Betrugs-sms-in-salzburg-wieder-im-umlauf-110416465