Woolworths Wellness Company Vouchers Hoax July 2013
Jul 25, 2013
The Woolworths/Wellness Company voucher offer below: "250 vouchers to spoil your mom, a friend, your Aunt or yourself during August", is a hoax. Please do not forward this email to anyone; this includes the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. It seems like the spammers behind this hoax aim is to collect email addresses which they may use to send spam to.
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The Woolworths Wellness Company Vouchers Hoax Email
The WELLNESS Comp Milnerton is giving away 250 vouchers to spoil your mom, a friend, your Aunt or yourself during August - the special month to celebrate women. Just forward this email to 5 ladies and CC email@example.com and you will get your voucher.
Get ready to be spoiled on the 9th August... write SPOIL in your diary on this day. More information later...
The Wellness Company
021 552 8313
083 4444 558
This collecting of email addresses is called Email Harvesting. Email harvesting is the process of obtaining email addresses using various collecting methods.
If you follow the instructions in this email message and send this same message to other persons' email addresses, the spammers behind this hoax will be able to collect these persons' email addresses when you send a carbon copy (CC) to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you send a “CC” or Carbon Copy of an email message to someone, each person is able to view the email addresses of the other persons who you have sent the message to.
If you want to know if a Woolworths promotion is valid, you may visit their website at www.woolworths.com or contact them. There contact information is located on this web page: http://www.woolworths.com/web/contact.page.
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