28-02-2021· Winning a fabulous sweepstakes prize is a dream come true. However, that dream can turn into a nightmare if what you think is a legitimate win notification turns out to be a sweepstakes scam. So it's vital to know the warning signs of scams before you respond to any potential win.
08-02-2016· Company Anniversary Free Product Scam Businesses are not celebrating their anniversaries by giving away free product to Facebook users who share and like a page. Those offers are a form of online ...
: Grocery store chain Aldi is offering a gift card plus "surprises" to Facebook users to commemorate its 75th anniversary.
05-03-2018· Advertisement If you're someone who loves a great deal and saving money, you're probably always on the lookout for coupons. But not all coupons are legit, especially when they show up on Facebook. In fact, a $60 Dollar General coupon recently went viral, but like similar coupon scams in the past, it's just a hoax to get you to […]
10-12-2018· Gift card scams, Amazon job offer fraud, and email hacking scams are also high on the list of ways you can lose money from Amazon fraud - among other digital threats. Top 7 Amazon Scams.
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Beware of scam surveys and fake free offers. 18 Sep 2013. Body. SCAMwatch is reminding people to beware of online scams – surveys, emails and social-media posts – offering fake gift vouchers or other bogus inducements in return for disclosing credit card and other personal information. While many online surveys are legitimate and may be ...
25-04-2016· Here are some other ideas that can help: Always use a separate "survey only" email address – Some companies pay you to "read email" (which is code for they'll email you advertisements) and it can be a lot of email. Plus, if you end up accidentally signing up for a scam, you don't trash your regular email address.
Debunking hoaxes and urban legends since 1999. Where skeptics come for answers. This is an alphabetical list of hoaxes, scams and e-mail chain letters. If it's on the list, it's a hoax.
Sweepstakes and lottery scams have been around for a long time, and they're still going strong. In 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received more than 116,000 reports of fraud involving prizes, sweepstakes and lotteries that swindled the unwary out of $166 million.
01-06-2021· Avoid this scam, and definitely don't share it with your friends on Facebook. Sainsbury's £120 WhatsApp voucher scam. Sainsbury's shoppers have also been targeted with a £120 voucher scam. The scam, which was mainly doing the rounds in 2019, claimed the giveaway is to celebrate Sainsbury's 150th birthday.
09-12-2020· SCAM ALERT: Aldi 75th Anniversary Facebook Giveaway If an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is. Scam SCAM ALERT: Aldi 75th Anniversary Facebook Giveaway
The following fraud and scams are not from Walmart. We are listing them here in an effort to educate you about these activities. If you feel that you have been defrauded, you may want to contact the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at or at 1-877-FTC-HELP, or the Consumer Fraud Division of your state's Attorney General's office.
21-08-2015· At CallerSmart we see a wide variety of phone scams, and thanks to our vigilant users, we can help spread the word about these scams. Here are the 8 most common phone scams: 1. Free Vacations and Prizes. In 2017, the Federal Trade Commission received over 142,000 reports of this type of fraud, with a total loss of $95.05 million.
Fake Prize, Sweepstakes, and Lottery Scams. You get a call, email, or letter saying you won a sweepstakes, lottery, or prize — like an iPad, a new car, or something else. But you can tell it's a scam because of what they do next: they ask you to pay money or give them your account information to get the prize. If you pay, you'll lose your ...
12-08-2020· Free Gift Card Scam: How It Works (with videos below)Did you just come across a tempting free gift card or voucher offer on social media, such as $150 or $500 from Starbucks, Footlocker, Walgreens, Sam's, Amazon, Costco or Target?
25-11-2019· Top 17 Money Scams You Should Know About (so You Don't Lose Money!) by Lauren Todd - Last Updated November 25, 2019 (This post may contain affiliate links.) When it comes to making money, investments, saving money, and anything related to money, to be honest, there are a lot of scams out there. Identity theft, bank fraud and outright robbing ...
18-03-2019· Nigerian Scam. A wealthy foreigner who needs help moving millions of dollars from his homeland promises a hefty percentage of this fortune as a reward for assisting him.
01-05-2012· 'Free Disney Theme Park Tickets' Scam Disney is not giving away free theme park tickets to those who like and share posts on Facebook; such offers are a form of sweepstakes scam.
15-02-2015· That's why fake Disney pages are so popular and so hard to keep on top of. Educating yourself on the ways to spot a fake Disney page, and ultimately a Disney trip giveaway scam is important. And it's not just Disney! I see similar pages and scams pop up for all major airlines, cruiselines, and expensive product lines.