The public is hereby warned, particularly those in the resort, hotel and restaurant industry of the latest text scam being used to victimize mobile phone users.

“ A certain individual pretending to be the Hon. Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” Ortega III of the Province of La Union is calling up the resorts, hotels and restaurants to book reservations and/or accommodations but end up demanding certain amount of prepaid loads instead.”

The Public is hereby advised to ignore these text messages or calls if received and report the same to the National Telecommunications Commission for appropriate action.