Here’s a summary of ways to report each type of fraud if it happens to you. If you think a caller is trying to scam you, hang up. If you get a suspicious email or text, do not reply.
Follow the guidelines below to report these instances and better protect yourself.
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Text Fraud Reporting
Texting fraud includes SMiShing and other texting scams.
- Forward suspicious text messages to SPAM (7726). Messages forwarded to 7726 are free for AT&T customers and won’t count toward your texting limits. Learn more about forwarding texts to 7726 here.
- Forward a suspicious text message to the Anti-Phishing Working Group at email@example.com
- Report suspicious texts to the FTC.
- Report robotexts at https://www.att.com/t/fraud/en/index.html#report
You can also contact any of the three major credit bureaus to place a fraud alert on your credit file. The fraud alert asks creditors to contact you before opening new accounts or making changes to your existing accounts.