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Beware of "Walmart Customer Rewards & Offers.......Yes! You’ve won Big" Scam

2016-05-14T18:29:55 -  +
Beware of "Walmart Customer Rewards & Offers.......Yes! You’ve won Big" Scam

The email message below, which appears as if it came from Walmart and claims the recipients have won big, is a phishing scam created to harvest personal information and subsequently scam the recipients. The fake message was sent by cybercriminals to trick the recipients into thinking their email addresses have been selected to receive a Walmart Customer Rewards Program prize of thousands of US dollars, and to trick the recipients into sending their personal information.

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The Walmart Customer Rewards & Offers Phishing Scam

From: Walmart <mbd593@ku .dk>
Date: 05/12/2016 12:04 AM (GMT-05:00)

Subject: Walmart Customer Rewards & Offers.......Yes! you've won Big!

Hello!

It’s with immense pleasure I am writing to acknowledge that your email is on the list of customers emails that have been selected to receive a Walmart rewards prize of $745,000.00 USD in our customer rewards program

The company wishes to inform you that your check would be sent to the courier after it has been issued tomorrow. Please take a second to make sure you redeem your winnings. Send your Name and Address address to our logistics partners on

info@parcelposts.com for immediate mailing of your original award documents and check.

Best Regards,

Brian Besanceney

Chief Communications Officer

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© Walmart Stores, Inc.

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  • Posted: May 15, 2016 at 8:07 PM by an anonymous user from or near: California, United States

    So what happens if I sent an email back with my address?

    delete


    • Posted: May 15, 2016 at 8:41 PM by info

      The scammers will start sending you phishing and malicious emails because they now know that your email address is active.

      delete