Spam TextThe Text Message LawyersHow did they get my number? Complete Guide to Report Spam Text

September 14, 2018by Shamis & Gentile P.A.
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Your phone’s text notification goes off and you think, “I wonder who’s trying to reach me?”  Oh no, it’s another spam text!

Spammers now know how to find you on your cell phone. What should you do if you get a spam text? What’s at stake? And how can you stop it?

All questions familiar to busy, working mom’s throughout the nation. Mom’s always pay attention when their phone goes off.  Is it a text about their kids? A text about their job? When it turns out to be spam text, it can be very frustrating and annoying.

How annoying are spam text messages?

FCC data report reveals more than 10,000 complaints have been filed about unwanted robocall and telemarketing text messages. Spam texts are actually very prevalent in today’s society and they are only getting worse.

How did these telemarketers get your number?

It is possible you may have given it to them. People will often opt in for text messages and not realize they’ve done so. This could be anything from buying something online to even going to a sporting event where the big board says, “Text your favorite something to this number”.

But sometimes, texts are being sent from an auto dialer just looking for a response. There are a wide variety of text message hacks that can occur today: everything from hacktivism to actually owning your phone with viruses and malware.

I don’t know what to do or how to make these spam texts stop!

You’re not alone! Did you know that it’s illegal for marketers to send you a text message without your consent?  According to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) if a company sends you an unsolicited text message, then they are responsible to pay you for each spam text message that they sent you.  This law is in place to protect you from the annoyance, nuisance, and invasion of privacy from these telemarketers.

If you report the unwanted text message that you received to us, we’ll track down the sender of the text message and help you recover up to $500 for each unsolicited text message you received or $1,500 if the violation was willful or knowing.

You heard that right… You could receive up to $1,500 per spam text

Report your spam text to The Text Message Lawyers. Lets Get Started:

  1. Save the text message! Take a screenshot and email it yourself so the evidence is preserved.  You never know what may happen to your phone and without the evidence your case is much more difficult!
  2. Screenshot your text messageor write down that number that calls you, as well as the company that they are calling from! Often ascertaining the identify of these companies is difficult, so the more information the better.
  3. Send The Text Message Lawyers Your Screenshot:Send the screenshot image of your spam text message by sending a text to 1-833-3TEXT-ME (1-833-383-9863) or email us at info@shamisgentile.com
  4. Call the attorneys at Shamis & Gentile, P.A for a free consultation for your potential case. We will happily discuss and let you know what further actions are required!

There are NO fees or expenses, so call today for a free consultation, send a screenshot to our spam text hotline or fill out a contact us form. We would be happy to review for you, a loved one, a friend, or anyone you suspect may have a case. Report your spam text messages today and we’ll see if we can help you recover $500 to $1,500 for each text message.

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