Hastert was also ordered provide his probation officer with copies of his telephone bills, credit card statements, and other financial information as requested.
I know in the email world this is not the best idea, because it will confirm your identity to the spammer (it’s best to simply email spam), but in the texting world, especially if your sender is using a Short Code number to send from, there is in fact a system in place that will stop the texts from that number, as well as prevent a recurring charge from being added to your account.
If you don’t reply STOP, you may well end up with a recurring monthly charge on your account.
The statutes of limitation long expired for the sex abuse, but prosecutors said they identified at least five individuals sexually abused by Hastert during his years as an educator before he launched his political career in the early 1980s.
Have you ever gotten a text message that is obvious spam, and it’s asking you to reply STOP to cancel, but you’re hesitant to do so knowing that you may confirm your identity to the spammer?
You’ll also be asked to enter an 8-digit security code that will be sent to your mobile phone via free text.
This will take you to a Manage Mobile Purchases & Downloads page, where you’ll see your purchase history.An SMS Short Code is an abbreviated number, or alias, used for SMS (text) messages.While scam text messages are nothing new, they are picking up in numbers lately. The first thing you’ll want to do is reply STOP to the text message.Hastert’s attorney did not immediately respond to requests for comment.The order came a day after probation officials submitted a report to the court, which was filed under seal.Hastert told prosecutors he paid the former student about half of a .5 million off-the-books agreement to keep quiet about the abuse.