Scammers are targeting iPhone users with a new Apple Pay text message scam.

This latest text scam tells recipients that their Apple Pay – Apple's mobile payment service – has been suspended and that they need to follow a link to reactivate the account, warned Thames Valley Police Alerts.

It's not the first time Apple has been impersonated by scammers.

This scam is a text, sent from a mobile number, and reads: 'Apple Pay has been suspended on your device. Please visit [].'

If you receive this message, don't respond to it and don't click on any links. 

If you've clicked the link already and you're concerned you've given your details to a scammer, you should contact your bank immediately and report the scam to Action Fraud or the police.

You can report this Apple Pay phishing scam to

After reporting the message, block and delete it and never reply or click on any of the links shared.

If you're an iPhone user, visit Apple's website for details on how to block and report scam messages, advised Which? magazine. 


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