Scam - "Tesco £500 Grocery Gift Card or Shopping Voucher" at vip-winners.eu and winalert.co.uk
Feb 22, 2016
Scammers are sending out fake email messages, which claim that Tesco, a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer, is giving away £500 grocery gift cards or shopping vouchers. The links in the fake email messages will take potential victims to the following fake and deceptive websites: "www.vip-winners.eu" and "www.winalert.co.uk." The two fake and deceptive websites were created by scammers and should never be visited, because both websites use the £500 grocery gift cards or shopping vouchers as bait, to lure potential victims to them, in attempt to trick them into signing up for premium mobile phone services and other premium services that they will be charged for weekly.
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The Fake and Deceptive Tesco Grocery Gift Card or Shopping Vouchers Websites
vip-winners.eu and winalert.co.uk
The scammers use the following message to trick potential victims into signing up for the premium services:
Your Email Was Selected To Win a £500 TESCO GiftCard
16+ only. Join the Tesco £500 voucher competition for £4.50 per week. By clicking confirm you agree to the terms and conditions.
Remember, to tell if a Tesco coupon, gift card, voucher, or a promotion is authentic, you click here to contact Tesco. Victims of the scam should contact their mobile phone providers and inform them of the scam.
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