text scams - updates

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Globe urges users to report spam messages, scams to them

Jun 24, 2020 - 3:59 PM

Globe asks users to visit its Stop Spam webpage, which lets customers file reports against a suspected spammer or scammer

Villar to NTC: Persuade telcos to help protect public vs text scams

Sep 03, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Senator Cynthia Villar says she will file a bill seeking the mandatory registration of prepaid SIM cards

SCAMMED. Senator Cynthia Villar says she has been a victim of text scams. File photo by Rappler

BSP warns the public versus text scams

May 13, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Apart from the central bank the Philippine Stock Exchange also warns the investing public against ‘too good to be true’ investment schemes

Globe tests filtering system to block spam, scam messages

Aug 22, 2014 - 6:05 PM

More than 10 000 unwanted messages have been blocked from the network; mobile numbers that are constant sources of these messages are temporarily disconnected from service

Globe blocks nearly 1000 text spammers, scammers

Aug 09, 2014 - 9:19 AM

The Ayala led telecom company vows to continue pursuing spammers and scammers by opening channels for customers to report such annoyances

Text scams, poor service top phone users' complaints in 2011

Apr 22, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Text message scams and spam poor services from telecommunication firms and stolen mobile phones were the top consumer complaints in 2011 data from the National Telecommunications Commission