08-Oct-2020Scam Alert - October 8, 2020
Today we were made aware of a scam alert involving BARC Connects. This message was received by a non BARC Connects consumer and can impact you whether you have our broadband service or not. The target received a text message that appeared to originate from FedEx regarding a shipment. Once the link was opened, the target received a message that since s/he is a BARC Connects customer, by taking a survey s/he is eligible for a free iPhone. This is a scam and is not in any way associated with BARC Connects. If you receive this message, please delete it.
Unfortunately, there are many scams out there that target all of us as prey. We believe it is important to make you aware of any scams where individuals are attempting to use BARC services as an opportunity to scam you or take your information. If you have any questions related to this, please contact BARC at 800-846-2272.