Verizon customers have reported receiving mysterious messages over the past several days sent from their own phone number.

The texts say “Your bill is paid” and “There’s a gift for you.”

Verizon says it’s aware of these messages and is now working with law enforcement to stop the fraudulent activity.

Verizon says don’t click on the link.

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