Whatsapp is the most popular social platform for messaging and a number of scams hit the Whatsapp in the past but this scam is tricking people to take their money.
The new Whatsapp scam is the message that tricks the people to get money for them as the message state that your subscription to the messaging app has been canceled and you need to click on the link and pay the fee for lifetime subscription.
The message that is spreading among the people speedy appears that it truly comes from the Whatsapp company and the message state very clear words to the users displaying as ‘Your subscription has been expired’ that shocks the person.
The message also contains the information towards verifying your account with the social messaging platform and the words are ‘You need to click on the link to activate your account and you need to pay 99p for the lifetime subscription service’.
The thing to notice for the people is that this message was not sent by the developers of the messaging app, instead of the authorized people the message is spreading by the scammers to take money from the people from an illegal source.
The plenty of the people being hit by this message and their device contains this message and these people should need to delete this message as early as possible and the advice is to run the antivirus software in their mobile phone to remain secure from any kind of malware virus.
The people also ask this question on the social platform including Twitter about the charging elements of the Whatsapp as they posted different photographs of the message they had received on the mobile phone and asking whether Whatsapp is going to charge the people and providing the lifetime services.
The thing where the users are bit worried and confused as the Whatsapp announce to charge the people 99p to use the app after the one year of free service and this scam message also contains the same information that making people stunned with the authorities.
They also use the term lifetime subscription because it is theoretically true with the management of the Whatsapp but the Whatsapp has explained about the charging fee of the platform to the people in their post they shared at frequently asked questions.
This is not the first time that Whatsapp is hit by the scammers as criminals adopt different situations and ways to trick the people and take their money as the message appeared in the past to forward 10 contacts in order to avoid the monthly charge of the messaging app.
Another scam was also appeared in the past to click on the malicious links displayed in the message and they receive £100 worth of Sainsbury’s vouchers.
But the Whatsapp is clear about all these scams and state the people that they should need to avoid all of these things and if you have received this message block the sender and delete this message as early as possible.