The fake SMS from Correos
Once, we are facing another wave of these hated SMS that try, and often succeed, to impersonate courier and parcel companies. And we say once again, because they are not new. It is common to see how supplant the name of Correossince, in this way, they ensure that they are more likely to sting potential victims.
It must be clear that this type of text messages we are redirected to a fraudulent page, in which it also pretends to be the Post Office (phishing), with the aim of making people pay customs fees or fees in order to receive a package. And, on this new occasion, cybercriminals have begun to send an SMS in which they leave us a link so that we can pay the customs fee of 2.64 euros.
In any case, you have to be aware that it is a scam. You can also receive a false SMS indicating AEAT management charges of 2.39 euros. But, be clear that they are attempted scams to steal bank details from victims.
How to act before the false SMS
If you have received this text message on your mobile, or you want to know how to act in the future, the truth is that you must follow these instructions to avoid falling into the trap. First of all, the ideal will be to completely eliminate the SMS scam Post. In this way, you will avoid touching the link inadvertently.
Also, it is better that you never reply to these SMS or forward it to anyone. Another important detail to know if it is a scam is to check the spelling and grammar of the message, since, in most cases, we will find mistakes. And not only this, but we must also review the URL provided to us.
Finally, if in your case you have provided the data after clicking on the link that came in the SMS, it is better that you go or contact your bank immediately and cancel any type of economic transaction that you have not done If there is any fraudulent action, you will have to file a complaint with the State Security Forces and Bodies (FCSE). So it will be a good idea to collect information about what happened, such as taking screenshots of bank movements that you have not made, in addition to fraudulent messages.