Sunday 27 November 2005 9.29pm
Yes, you are charged even if you delete the message without reading it.
I had the same problem about 2 years ago - my credit kept being exhausted -as soon as I topped up, more of these texts arrived and drained the credit.
I did complain to ICSTIS but didn't get a very helpful response.
I think texting STOP to the offending number did work, but bear in mind when you send that STOP message you are paying through the nose for that too!
Try Googling for the text short code(s) the messages come from, plus, say, text spam
- you will probably find forums and blogs where other people describe the same experience.