Text message fraud in Russell County

POSTED: 8:59 PM Dec 22 2013   UPDATED: 10:46 PM Dec 22 2013
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Russel County Sheriff's office has a warning for viewers.

People in Russell County are receiving text messages on their cell phone asking them to call a phone number and then asking for their credit card number.
The message looks something like this. " 5404201121@vtext.com (AchieveCard) Contact Us Regarding Your Visa Prepaid Starting w/441858 @ 17573565732"

If anyone receives this message or a similar message from a unknown number asking for information do not reply, call or give out any personal information.

If your information has already been compromised, call the Russell County Detective's office at 276-3038.

The Russell County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating this case.