Did you receive a message like this from your child? Beware, this is a gross scam

Cybercriminals appeal to parents’ emotions. Scam text messages fishing for information are still in circulation. Text messages can even be sent to encrypted numbers. A link from an unknown number should not be opened. Scammers appeal to parents’ emotions. The scam message states that the child broke his phone. The sender of the message asks to send the message in the Whatsapp messaging application and to open the link associated with the message.