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Migros scam texts

Just a heads up to all of you out there. I got a sms from a company claiming to Migros saying I had won an iphone 12 in a raffle Of course I did. The website I guess is fairly sophisticated in making you think it is from Migros. Another click leads to another page that wants you to enter your details, you have to pay 1.95 for the delivery of your prize. Makes perfect sense. At this point, well before that even, I was thinking scam. A quick check on google shows this is a new one going around. I know a lot of you out there are pretty tec savy but just a quick warning to anyone else out there.
On the topic of scams, there is another one going around that purports to be from DHL, also a similar one in the Uk pretending to be from the Royal Mail. Same deal, you have to pay 1.95 or so to get your package. My friend fell for that one but luckily his credit card company alerted him to a suspicious 15k transaction from Istanbul. Man these scammers are a pain.
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Just a heads up to all of you out there. I got a sms from a company claiming to Migros saying I had won an iphone 12 in a raffle Of course I did. The website I guess is fairly sophisticated in making you think it is from Migros. Another click leads to another page that wants you to enter your details, you have to pay 1.95 for the delivery of your prize. Makes perfect sense. At this point, well before that even, I was thinking scam. A quick check on google shows this is a new one going around. I know a lot of you out there are pretty tec savy but just a quick warning to anyone else out there.
On the topic of scams, there is another one going around that purports to be from DHL, also a similar one in the Uk pretending to be from the Royal Mail. Same deal, you have to pay 1.95 or so to get your package. My friend fell for that one but luckily his credit card company alerted him to a suspicious 15k transaction from Istanbul. Man these scammers are a pain.
And you pay the 1.95 on the scammers‘ with your credit card - and they’ve got you...
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Re: Migros scam texts

Idiots these scammers.
Had they wrote it is from the customs, they would have half the Swiss population send them their money. Unless this is so cleverly made that the scammers have their a.... covered legally.

Reminds me of an old joke when CIA sent a spy to Soviet Union. He spoke perfect Russian, what's not. But was immediately spotted as a spy, because... he was Black.
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