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May 5, 2012 8:44 PM

www.apple.com.text.won.com

 

 

 

text message saying I am winner and have 24 hrs to claim my prize. Who did this come from, where did they get my number, and how do they know I have an iphone.

thanks

iPhone 4S
  • ckuan Level 6 Level 6 (19,835 points)
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    May 5, 2012 8:46 PM (in response to j.u.)

    It's a scam, just delete it.

  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    May 5, 2012 11:41 PM (in response to j.u.)

    If you never entered a lottery or drawing (you should remember if you did), then do not respond to their un-solicited "you won" emails.  That action only tells them that your e-mail address is a valid and used address and you would get hundreds of other bogus emails.  Do not even send a "do not send ever again" as that is also a response.

     

    These emails are sent to all combinations email addresses and prey on those who cannot understand the concept of "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is".

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