“We will be providing a new 5G SIM for free, with the same number.”
- Hello, this is Dennis from xxx Telecom.
- We are upgrading our network to the latest 5G network to serve you better.
- That means your data will be much faster, and your signal will be stronger.
- So that you can use the new network, you will need to change your SIM to 5G also.
- We will be providing a new 5G SIM for free, with the same number.
- Just text “activate” to 2366.
- We will send you a number password through text.
- Just text the password to 09xx-xxxx and the new SIM will be delivered to you within 30 minutes.
Things to note:
- Call from unregistered number
- Caller introduces himself as a telecom employee.
- Mention of network upgrade to add a sense of legitimacy
- Mention of needing the new SIM to continue the service to force the recipient to comply
Sample conversation was created to reflect a similar case.