VicPD is warning of this text scam making the rounds. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

VicPD is warning of this text scam making the rounds. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Watch out for ‘safety movement’ text scam, Vancouver Island police warn

VicPD says never click on a text offering free money

Victoria police are warning the public not to fall for a text scam that’s currently making the rounds.

The scam involves a text message that reads “thank you for becoming a part of the safety movement against COVID-19 and receiving this $125 in compensation” along with a clickable link.

VicPD says to never click on an unsolicited text that’s offering free money.

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