Army warns of fake draft text messages

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UNDATED (CNN) - The U.S. Army is warning about a wave of fake text messages telling Americans they have been drafted to fight in Iran.

Screenshots of the texts provided by U.S. Army Recruiting Command to CNN showed spelling and grammatical errors.

That's one key factor they are fake.

The other is that the draft was suspended in the 1970s and it would take an act of Congress to bring it back.

It is unclear how many of these fraudulent armed forces recruiting texts may have been sent. Military security officials are investigating the source.

So far there have been no reports of Americans showing up to recruiting branches as a result of the texts.

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