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Congrats, you won a scam! How to know for sure if you're a text winner or a loser

This text seemed real. It had the person's first and last name in it. Here's the 2WTK trick that will tell you if it's real or not.
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Beware if you get this "Congrats" text. It's a scam.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — When I get something addressed to:

Sir or Madam
To Whom It May Concern
 Valued Customer

I usually don't pay much attention. But if I see my name, and it's spelled correctly, I’m thinking the item really is for me. This text message reads:

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It included two real names of two real people, making it believable enough for my friend, who got this text, to ask me about it. Here’s the trick 2 Wants To Know uses to look up these items.

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In the Google search bar, type in the text message and make sure to put the text message in quotation marks, this makes it easier for Google to narrow the search.

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As soon as I started typing this text in, you could see all the Google searches for this pop-up, already an indication this is going around.

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And as expected, when the Google results came up, there was one article after another confirming it is a scam.

Never click on a link sent to you by an out-of-the-blue email or text. Always look up the number and call the business you’re a customer to see if it’s real.

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