Scammers are emulating Royal Bank and possibly other banking institutions in an ongoing text message campaign.
The fraudsters attempt to trick unsuspecting victims into opening a link that is texted to them. The message states that their bank card has been deactivated.
DO NOT OPEN ANYTHING THAT IS SENT TO YOU FROM ANY BANKS.
It is best practice to call your bank, via the phone number on your bank card, and inquire with them about the validity of any email/text message you receive.
Stay REAL Concerned Citizens.
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