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The Coca Cola Company Email Scams

Date: August 16, 2012 10:55 AM - Views: 3,186 - Article ID:4744 - Comment: 0
The Coca Cola Company Email Scams

The Coca-Cola Company has reported that text messages and e-mails are being sent to people that falsely claim the recipient has either won a sweepstake or a cash prize from them. Please DO NOT click on any links in these messages or reply with your personal information.


Here are some of the scam e-mail subject lines:

Coco-Cola scam e-mail subject lines

Some versions of the email hoax indicate a joint promotion with the British American Tobacco Company, an annual mid-year Coca-Cola promotional draw (which includes the name of former Coca-Cola executive vice president,  Carl Ware.

Coca-Cola states that it will not send promotions from free, non-corporate email accounts, such as Yahoo!, AOL, Hotmail,Gmail and others free e-mail providers. The company also indicates that persons should be carefull when e-mails are sent to them requesting personal information and the promise of quick financial gain.

For a list of Coca-Cola promotions, please go to

For information about the Coca-Cola email scams, please go to

Here is a sample of one of the Coca-Cola email scam:

The Coca Cola Company Email Scams

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