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Warning: SCAM App in Google Play Store

Watch out for "Battery Juicer" app in the Google Play store.  In the fine print it warns you that if you agree to the UPGRADE (which arrives like a regular upgrade notification) you will be charged 4 at $5 (total of $20) in SMS text messages to a pay service at 88665.

 

 

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I'm a Trusted Advisor
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Re: Warning: SCAM App in Google Play Store

Thank you for letting us know BUT i can not seem to find it. Unless maybe Google took it down but i searched & no where can i find it.
I Plan to Stick Around
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Re: Warning: SCAM App in Google Play Store

Wife got it by accident when she clicked a banner ad in a game..... Had to wipe to factory settings. I couldn't find a way to get rid of ur.
I Plan to Stick Around
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Re: Warning: SCAM App in Google Play Store

It wasn't something that was installed on purpose, it's not in the market, it's an app ad malware installer.
I'm a Trusted Advisor
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Re: Warning: SCAM App in Google Play Store

Well i have yet to get anything like that & i hope it stays that way. This is why i look at the apps permissions before installing it.
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