Spate of scam texts from ‘vicars’ at Melbourne churches

Posted on August 11, 2023 
Filed under Australian dioceses

“Parishioners have received scam text messages claiming to be from their vicar at several Melbourne churches during the past week.

The texts named the vicar of the relevant church, and several asked the recipient to transfer money to an account for ‘mission giving’.  …”

– Report and image from The Melbourne Anglican.