New scam claims WhatsApp is charging for messages

New scam claims WhatsApp is charging for messages

SINGAPORE - A reader of citizen journalism website Stomp received this suspicious message via WhatsApp, and wanted to warn fellow users about it.

The spam message claims that a fee will be imposed for the use of the instant messaging service unless the user forwards the message to ten people in their contacts list.

"'WhatsApp Becomes Payable' notice? I can't confirm if its a malware scam spam ... best not to click on video link, and don't forward it to your buddies!" said the Stomp contributor

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