Beware of "Samsung Galaxy S8 Customer Appreciation and Satisfaction Survey" Scams

Beware of "Samsung Galaxy S8 Customer Appreciation and Satisfaction Survey" Scams

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Online users who have received emails like the one below, which claim they have been selected to receive a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 in exchange for answering a few short questions, are asked to delete them. This is because the emails are being sent by online scammers to trick their potential victims into visiting malicious websites that will infect their computers or mobile devices with viruses or malware. They may also trick potential victims into visiting phishing websites that steal personal information and online account credentials. And, may trick them into visiting spam websites that trick them into buying fake products and services.

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A Sample of the "Samsung Galaxy S8 Customer Appreciation and Satisfaction Survey" Scam

From: luciano Elangovan <luciano_elangovan4272@hotmail.com>

Date: 20 October 2017 at 08:52:28 BST

Subject: customer appreciation and satisfaction


Samsung would like to thank you for being our valued customer and inform you about our end of the year reward program.

You are 1 of 10 people from the United Kingdom that have been selected to receive a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 in exchange for answering a few short questions.

Please proceed to the next page. Samsung.


The Galaxy S8 Infinity screen redefines the design of smartphones. Now enjoy a spectacular screen that covers the entire front of the device, in dimensions similar to traditional smartphones. The result is simply dazzling, in a case of glass and metal.

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  • Apr 8, 2018 at 3:49 PM by an anonymous user from Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

    I received one of these today and felt it was a scam. . Who really gives you a new model I phone on r $1?


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