The email message below: "Please claim this rewards card to McDonalds garland," is a fake. Clicking on any of the links in the fake email message will take potential victims to fake websites, where they will be asked to installed malicious software, complete surveys and send their personal information in order to receive coupons, rewards or other promotional prizes. But, it doesn't matter how many surveys the potential victims complete or how much information they submit, they will never receive what they were promised. This is why the recipients of the fake McDonald's email message should not follow the instructions in it; they should just delete it instead. The links in the email message may also take potential victims to websites filled with spam.
The Fake McDonald's Rewards, Coupon or Promotion Email
From: MCD_GiftCard_Reward <erostu@vannesaa. videoresolutions.xyz>
Date: Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 2:18 AM
Subject: Please claim this rewards card to McDonalds garland
Please Activate By: 11/26/2015
Delicious free food with this $100 Gift!.
Special Bonus Enclosed for being our valued customer!
Valid at all locations!
Remember, completing surveys and submitting personal information on the fake McDonald's rewards, coupons or promotion websites will only benefit the scammers, who will earn money from the completed surveys, and who will use the submitted information to scam your potential victims. The sacmmers may also sell the stolen information to spammers and rogue online marketers, who will start sending the victims tonne loads of unsolicited email messages.