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Beware of "Starbucks Free $70 Gift Card to Celebrate it's 47th Anniversary" Scam

2018-04-21T07:41:38 -  +
Beware of "Starbucks Free $70 Gift Card to Celebrate it's 47th Anniversary" Scam

Recipients of the fake Starbucks post below, which claims that they can get a free $70 Starbucks gift card to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the American coffee company and coffeehouse chain, should not follow the instructions in it because it is a scam being sent by cybercriminals. Please be alerted that the $70 gift card is not an official promotion or offer from Starbucks. Starbucks customers should exercise caution before clicking on links and sharing their personal information online. The Starbucks gift card scam is currently located at the following fraudulent website: "starɓucks.com," but may appear on other websites, as so as the current website is discovered and taken down. Note: the "b" in the name of the fake and fraudulent website is the "B-hook" used in the African alphabet, which is not the same as the second letter of the English alphabet.

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The "Starbucks Free $70 Gift Card to Celebrate it's 47th Anniversary" Scam

Fake Starbucks Gift Card

Starbucks is giving FREE $70 Gift Card to celebrate it's 47th anniversary, Go here to get yours : hxxp://www.starɓucks.com/rewards Enjoy !.

The Starbucks scam was created by cyber-criminals to steal their victims’ personal information and trick them into sharing the same scam with their friends, by claiming that the potential victims need to do so in order to receive a $70 Starbucks voucher. But, sharing the scam will only spread it to other potential victims, which is what the cyber-criminals behind the scam want.

The scam may also take victims to dangerous websites, where their computers may get infected with a virus, Trojan horse or some other malware. So, this is why it is important to take precaution before clicking on links in email messages or on social media websites.

Also, internet users who have already submitted their personal information on the fake Starbucks website will receive spam and malicious email messages, which will attempt to trick them into sending their money, in order to receive some form of prize, or infect their computers with viruses, Trojan horse or other malicious and fake software.

Remember, to tell if Starbucks vouchers, coupons, gift cards or promotions are authentic, please ask them at their legitimate Facebook page located at:

Facebook users, who have already shared the fake Starbucks voucher offer, may click here for instructions on how to remove things they have already posted on Facebook. Also, if the scam appears on their Facebook Timeline or Wall, they can report it to Facebook as spam.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

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Also, report scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent.

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  • Posted: 2018-04-25T10:25:33 by an anonymous user from or near: Grays, England, United Kingdom

    The "Starbucks Free $70 Gift Card to Celebrate it's 47th Anniversary" Scam
    this is definitely a scam, when I tried to close page asked me for my details

    delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-22T10:41:27 by an anonymous user from or near: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

    What to do if my friend send me that scam in whatsapp and I send it to my friends

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-04-22T20:00:28 by an anonymous user from or near: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      same, don't click it.

      delete


    • Posted: 2018-04-22T10:49:06 by info

      Send your friends the link this article to inform them you just found it is a scam.

      delete


  • Posted: 2018-04-22T05:27:00 by an anonymous user from or near: Roehampton, England, United Kingdom

    I clicked on the link because my friends said it was real, what do I do? It has my personal info!

    delete


    • Posted: 2018-04-22T10:26:35 by info

      If you didn't give out your credit card or financial information, just be careful going forward because you will be contacted by scammers who will attempt to scam you.

      If you did, contact your bank for help.

      delete


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