Neighbourhood Alert - Apple Pay Scam

Neighbourhood Alert - Apple Pay Scam

27th of July, 2022

Scammers are targeting iPhone users with claims that their Apple Pay has been suspended. This latest text scam tells recipients that their Apple Pay – Apple's mobile payment service – has been suspended and that they need to follow a link to reactivate the account. It's not the first time Apple has been impersonated by scammers. This scam is a text, sent from a mobile number, and reads: 'Apple Pay has been suspended on your device. Please visit [secure-mysuspension-info.com].' Scammers often use tactics like this so that you panic and act fast. We always advise that you never click on links in text messages. If you receive this message, don't respond to it and don't click on any links. If you've clicked the link already and you're concerned you've given your details to a scammer, you should contact your bank immediately and report the scam to Action Fraud. You can also contact Apple Support if you're concerned about the message you've received. Regards Mick Kearns-Turner Message Sent By Mick Kearns-Turner (Police, PCSO - Ribble Valley, EAST - Colne, Clitheroe)