There has been an increased number of these scams appearing on people's mobile phones, which are NOT filtered out at the telephone service providers end.
The concerning part about this is that there are so called 'laws' that do not work in Australia regarding these types of fraud.
An example of such a fraudulent message is as follows:
CONGRATS!!YOUR MOBILE NUMBER HAS WON FOR YOU $2,000,000 USD IN THE FREELOTTO MOBILE PROMO.FOR CLAIMS,SEND EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org & CALL:+447035924026
For more information regarding scams, see the official Australian Government website regarding Mobile Phone Scams at: