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Fri, Jun 30, 2017 1:59 PM

Someone else is using my phone number to email text messages. How to get it to stop?

I have been receiving mail delivery failure messages regarding text messages that I never personally sent. They are all being sent by email, with {myphonenumber}@att.txt.net as the sender. I didn't even realize one could send a text via email before all this, so they definitely were not sent by me. How is this happening and what can I do to stop it?

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sandblaster

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38.1K Messages

3 years ago

Spammers and scammers regularly use that technique to send their junk and unfortunately, there is nothing I know of that you can do about it. The only good news is they usually only use a number a short time and move on to another.

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Contributor

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2 Messages

3 years ago

Thanks so much!

Contributor

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1 Message

3 years ago

This is happening to me now, and it has been going on for about a week. I'm not so confident it will stop.

Contributor

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1 Message

2 years ago

Someone is giving my phone number to small businesses telling them that I need their services. I've received 4 unrequested calls today. Can anything be done about this?

 

Tutor

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4 Messages

2 years ago

I can [edited for privacy – please do not post personal information]

Tutor

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4 Messages

2 years ago

I can

Tutor

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4 Messages

2 years ago

I can prize?

Contributor

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2 Messages

a year ago

My iPhone number on AT&T is being used to send spam text messages.  What can I do to stop this?

Contributor

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2 Messages

a year ago

So what should I tell the people who are receiving these texts?