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    FAKE Tesco survey SCAM / Sainsburys Free Gift cards scam

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    Tesco

    Apparently people have been completing questionnaires in order to be in with a chance of winning £500 of Tesco Vouchers. At the end of the survey they will ask for a mobile number, that will secure your entry.The survey has actually signed them up to a premium rate text service, costing those that had taken part £4.50 a time! The Mirror reported that some of the victims of this scam have been charged around £80 so far!

    Tesco are apparently launching an investigation into this and say that they have NOTHING to do with the offending questionnaire as well as any of the charges involved.

    Just be careful in the future when answering E-mails and such, although many of us will be fully aware of these scams, not everyone will realise the risks involved. If unsure, just don't bother or check with a retailer before continuing, it will save you loads of hassle!

    Source: The Mirror.co.uk

    Sainsbury's

    Again, it looks like fraudsters are going via Whatsapp sending messages to offer a FREE £100 gift card.

    The message reads something like this:

    "http://www.sainsburys.**********.com - Sainsburys is giving away £100 gift cards . They are expanding their store network and they launched this promotion. Grab a gift card while its lasts. I got mine already."

    Now , it seems really obvious to most of us that these are not legitimate, but some do click through! Neither of the supermarkets mentioned have anything to do with these "Giveaways" Again... if in doubt, contact your local store or chuck them a message via social media. The link being sent seems to be dead now, which is great.

    9 Comments

    Can't believe people are so gullible, apologies this is short but I need to get my bank details over to the Nigerian Prince who wants to send me £1.8 million

    It surprises me that people still fall for these scams

    Anyway, got to go. A nice chap from Microsoft has just called. Apparantly there is a problem with my PC.

    Banned

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    Sorry, no sympathy at all! if people weren't so greedy they would actually stop and do a bit of research. These things get posted on Facebook ALL the time by middle aged mums thinking Tesco are going to give them a £50 voucher JUST FOR SHARING some dodgy link and they even write ''Thanks Tesco'' with it.

    Absolutely hilarious.

    RossD89

    It surprises me that people still fall for these scams :|Anyway, got to … It surprises me that people still fall for these scams :|Anyway, got to go. A nice chap from Microsoft has just called. Apparantly there is a problem with my PC.



    Yes, it's a Mac

    these have been happening for months/years 'from' loads of companies

    What survey ?? Where is it ? I wanna free voucher .

    Mark2111

    Idiots apply … Idiots apply herehttp://www.techkings.org/email-spam-issues/40900-500-pounds-free-thank-you-tesco-scam-stop-think-before-you-click.html


    May well be worth taking it off mate .. Some numpty bound to start clicking .
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