HOW TO SPOT A SPAM OR SCAM MESSAGE
1. The sender is an 11-digit mobile number. Official Globe advisories come only from a 4-digit or alphanumeric sender code.
2. There are deliberate capitalization of certain letters and has grammatical and spelling errors.
3. SMS asks you to do any of the following:
a. Send an amount to 2 + (10-digit mobile number) for either a "discount," "refund," and other fraudulent claims. This is a Share-a-Load process. Doing so will transfer Prepaid load to the scammer.
b. Asks you to dial *100*1* (10-digit mobile number) and so on. This is an AutoloadMAX retailer process. Doing so will transfer load credits to the scammer.
c. Call or text another number to accept a pre-approved loan.
d. Requests for personal information, e.g. name, age, and address in exchange for raffle prizes.