Globe alerts Tattoo customers of modem theft

Internet service provider Globe Telecom sent out an advisory via text Friday alerting Tattoo Home Broadband customers of modem theft.

Globe Tatto Home Broadband Bundle

The message read:

Tattoo Advisory:

We've received reports from Tattoo customers about modem theft done by agents claiming to be our authorized contractors.

We have strict policies on modem repair and we'll NEVER pull out your modem without leaving a working replacement. In addition, our repairmen are NOT allowed to conduct unscheduled visits.

Rest assured we're closely coordinating with our security teams and the local authorities regarding this issue.

The number of victims and where this new modus operandi occured were not included in the text alert.