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Beware of "www.swinklr.com" - it is a Fraudulent Website Created by Scammers

2016-03-17T18:52:15 -  +
Beware of "www.swinklr.com" - it is a Fraudulent Website Created by Scammers

"www.swinklr.com" is a fake survey-taking, voucher and gift give-away website that should not be trusted. The fraudulent website was created by scammers to trick their potential victims into taking surveys and sharing the same fake website with their friends either through WhatsApp, Facebook or other social media websites, by promising them gifts, vouchers and other prizes. The surveys were created by scammers to harvest their potential victims’ personal information, to be used to scam them and to make the fake website popular, by promising potential victims gifts if they share with a few friends. Also, potential victims who complete the surveys may also be tricked into signing up for premium phone services and downloading malicious applications.

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None of the surveys on the fake website is authentic. So, please do not attempt to follow the instructions on the website, because it doesn’t matter how many survey you complete or how many times you share the scam with your friends, you will never receive what you were promised.

Also, the comments on the website are bogus. The comments were placed on the website by scammers to make it more convincing to online users that the fake website is legitimate.

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  • Posted: 2017-11-08T09:25:42 by an anonymous user from or near: Benin City, Nigeria

    Yes, because I also want them to be part of it.

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  • Posted: 2017-05-09T02:50:41 by an anonymous user from or near: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Is my personal security now compromised after having done the survey?
    Can the scammers get to my banking details, for instance, just because I completed the survey?

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    • Posted: 2017-05-09T05:54:18 by info

      Only if they ask you for your financial information and you send it to them.

      Remember, the scammers will ask for basic information and then aftèr request financial information. The scammers will claim they need the information in order for you to collect your so-called prizes.

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  • Posted: 2016-12-22T08:39:38 by info

    Receive via email:

    "Hi, I just want you to be aware that someone is trying to use whatsapp as a way to scam people. Today, December 21, 2016 there is Wal-Mart Free $200 voucher promo going around. Make people aware that this is a scam. Probably even WHATSAPP should contact people and let them know. It is unfair for those that are gullible and fall for such scams."

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  • Posted: 2016-11-10T23:09:36 by an anonymous user from or near: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

    What about http://emirates.com-gratis .co/en/ it seems like the same company?

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    • Posted: 2016-11-11T04:35:47 by info

      Different website, but it is also fraudulent.

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  • Posted: 2016-11-03T01:27:36 by an anonymous user from or near: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I received a whatapps from my friend and open the website at http://swinklr .com/parkson-vouchers.

    I complete the survey questions and continue. When it led me to my Whatapps contact list, I did share out to my friends and did give out my name and email address. Then it pop up a dialog says that my android 6.0 browser is seriously damage. May I know what will happened to my phone?

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    • Posted: 2016-11-03T06:01:37 by info

      Nothing will happen to your phone. The pop-up message is a fake.

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  • Posted: 2016-11-02T02:00:04 by an anonymous user from or near: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I received a whatapps from my friend and open the website at http://swinklr .com/parkson-vouchers. My phone vibrate once I clicked on the website, what does it mean? Are they hacked into my handphone that's why it vibrate? Please advise.

    I complete the survey questions and discontinued when it lead me to my Whatapps contact list, I didn't share out to my friends and didn't give out any email address. Am I good from here?

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    • Posted: 2016-11-02T03:23:08 by info

      No, your phone was not hacked. The vibration is caused by a set of instructions sent to your phone by the web page.

      And, yes, you are good, you have nothing to worry about. You did the right thing by discontinuing the survey.

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  • Posted: 2016-10-01T04:58:07 by an anonymous user from or near: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I've opened the link and completed the questions and sent a sms to 39910, but I have stop the sms once I found it's a scam. What will happen to me?

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    • Posted: 2016-10-01T06:34:39 by info

      The scammers will contact you in an attempt to scam you. So, be careful.

      Also, you may have signed up for premium phone service when you sent the SMS, therefore, please check your phone bill or statement to see if you have been charged for such service. If you have, contact your telephone service provider and let them know you were tricked or scammed into signing up for such service.

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  • Posted: 2016-09-06T21:49:07 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

    I have clicked the link and gave it my email. I received the email and delete it immediately.
    Should I save am OK now?

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    • Posted: 2016-09-06T21:51:32 by info

      You are ok, as long as you didn't visit any phishing website, or download and install malicious apps. The scammers will continue to send you more emails, therefore, be more careful going forward.

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  • Posted: 2016-09-05T07:37:50 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

    I received a whatapps from my friend and open the website at http://swinklr.com/wellcome-giftcard

    Will that copy all my contact list?

    Thanks.

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    • Posted: 2016-09-05T08:11:31 by info

      No, not unless you have downloaded and installed a malicious app from the website.

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  • Posted: 2016-08-19T07:54:09 by info

    Received via email:

    "I received a "woolworths voucher" via WhatsApp from swinklr.com. http://swinklr.com/ woolworths-za-giftcard

    Unfortunately I gave my email address before I realized it was too good to be true."

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    • Posted: 2016-08-19T07:55:55 by info

      The scammers will send you phishing or malicious email messages, therefore, be extra careful going forward.

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  • Posted: 2016-04-17T20:00:05 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

    I clicked the link, filled in the 4 questions survey and submitted name and email. Unluckily, I did not download any apps. Am I safe?

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    • Posted: 2016-04-17T20:47:13 by info

      Yes, you are safe, but since you have submitted your email address, the scammers will send you malicious emails in attempt to scam you. Just be careful of certain emails.

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      • Posted: 2016-04-18T04:59:49 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

        Thank you so much! I feel much relieved now :)

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  • Posted: 2016-04-07T19:57:56 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

    I have opened the link, completed the survey and then forward the link to a few friends. Yet I did not submit any personal info or download any apps, I have scanned my phone and the antivirus apps told I am safe. Any problem I should worry about was I hacked or installed an illegal programme?

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    • Posted: 2016-04-07T20:09:09 by info

      You are alright. You have nothing to worry about, just be careful next time.

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      • Posted: 2016-04-07T23:46:17 by an anonymous user from or near: Central District, Hong Kong

        Thanks, this answer means so much to me.

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  • Posted: 2016-03-21T13:37:08 by an anonymous user from or near: Caracas, Capital, Venezuela

    I downloaded the app and submitted my information...what should I do?

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    • Posted: 2016-03-21T13:44:17 by info

      Remove the app and look out for phishing or malicious email messages from cyber-criminals. They will use the information that you have sent, to contact and convince you into falling for their scams.

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      • Posted: 2016-03-21T14:11:24 by an anonymous user from or near: Caracas, Capital, Venezuela

        Thanks for the answer. I removed it immediately. Am I safe now?

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        • Posted: 2016-03-21T14:13:27 by info

          Yes. But, ensure that you have antivirus software on your mobile device. Click here for free anti-virus software.

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  • Posted: 2016-03-21T10:19:29 by an anonymous user from or near: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I have submitted my personal email address on the survey, what should I do now?

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    • Posted: 2016-03-21T10:57:54 by info

      Be careful next time, because they will be sending you malicious and phishing emails.

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      • Posted: 2016-03-21T11:13:30 by an anonymous user from or near: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

        As long as I don't click on the link they send me through email then I will be fine? Thank you very much for answering my question!

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  • Posted: 2016-03-20T21:54:32 by an anonymous user from or near: Provincia de Cocle, Panama

    I came, I opened it and vibrated my cellphone 3 times, but did not answer the survey. I am in danger of being ripped off? Please advise.

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    • Posted: 2016-03-20T22:06:42 by info

      You are ok as long as you didn't download any app or sign up for premium services.

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  • Posted: 2016-03-20T01:03:19 by an anonymous user from or near: Singapore, Singapore

    I accidently clicked the link my friend sent me. Is there a way to prevent my Whatsapp from getting compromised? I already uninstalled and reinstalled it.

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    • Posted: 2016-03-20T04:33:02 by info

      When you clicked on the link, where did it take you or what were you instructed to do?

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      • Posted: 2016-03-20T21:54:14 by an anonymous user from or near: Caracas, Capital, Venezuela

        Hi... I clicked the link my friends sent me, but I just opened and closed it. Is my information on whatsapp in danger?...

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        • Posted: 2016-03-20T22:01:09 by info

          No. Just ensure that you do not sign up for premium services and download applications, without first doing your research.

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