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    • dontone
    • By dontone 11th Oct 17, 6:27 PM
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    Is anybody else getting 'Product tester' emails
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    • 11th Oct 17, 6:27 PM
    Is anybody else getting 'Product tester' emails 11th Oct 17 at 6:27 PM
    Hiya Peeps

    I've had two emithers today in my inbox & not junk mail, from a 'trusted sender' asking me if I want to be a product tester for Cadbury's Chocolate & Gillette Razors - strange diet I know
    I'm a bit suspicious of them 'cos they don't say my first name. I've deleted them, but wanted to give you a heads up in case you get them too. They actually look quite legit.
    It's some marketing place that's sent them, but it's that 'trusted sender' bit that I wanted to warn you about. I've tagged Cadbury's on Twitter, but no-one has got back to me.
    Just thought I'd let you all know, so you can look out for them
    Be Lucky
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    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 11th Oct 17, 6:33 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 6:33 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 6:33 PM
    Not had those but got some dodgy ones a while ago where the "trusted sender" was just part of the email and not added on by hotmail/outlook.
    • Blulu
    • By Blulu 11th Oct 17, 6:39 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 6:39 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 6:39 PM
    I've been getting these for ages. Sometimes they go into junk, sometimes they don't. For me, they're usually easy to spot, as my email name isn't my real name, and it's very rare that the scam ones use my real name.

    Blu X
    Comping fairy fly to me. Make my bells go tinkle.
    Get your dust out for the lads, and let me have a sprinkle.
    • dontone
    • By dontone 11th Oct 17, 7:35 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 7:35 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 7:35 PM
    I've been getting these for ages. Sometimes they go into junk, sometimes they don't. For me, they're usually easy to spot, as my email name isn't my real name, and it's very rare that the scam ones use my real name.

    Blu X
    Originally posted by Blulu
    Usually, when I get them, they have an American address at the bottom of the emither, so I know that they are iffy.
    These are rather convincing looking, but its the fact that they didn't use my name, that alarm bells started ringing.
    It makes a change to get these, tbh. I'm getting lots for funerals, mortgages, and sexy asian ladies atm.
    Be Lucky
    BEST EVER WINS WON IN ORDER (so far) = Sony Camcorder, 32" lcd telly, micro ipod hifi, Ipod Nano, Playstation 3, Andrex Jackpup, Holiday to USA, nintendo wii, Liverpool vs Everton tickets, £250 Reward Your thirst, £500 Pepsi, p&o rotterdam trip, perfume hamper, Dr Who stamp set, steam cleaner.

    comping = nowt more thrillin' than winnin'
    • One-Eye
    • By One-Eye 11th Oct 17, 8:22 PM
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    • 11th Oct 17, 8:22 PM
    I got one from Durex - but you have to work a week in hand.
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