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£100 of M&S Vouchers (Is this spam?)

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  • gazzrenn
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    SPAM.

    Its exactly the same as the Sony Erricsson one. As below..



    Hi All,
    Sony Erricsson is giving away phones for free. Sony Erricsson is trying
    word-of-mouth advertising to introduce its product and the reward you
    receive for advertising for them is a free phone free of cost. To receive
    your free phone all you have to do is to send this email out to 8 people
    (for a free Sony Erricsson j200i) or 20 people (for a free Sony Erricsson
    k400i WAP). Within 2 weeks you will receive a free phone.

    (They will contact you through your e-mail address).
    Please mark a copy to: xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxx@sonyerricsson.com
  • oxters
    oxters Posts: 456 Forumite
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    I got one yesterday. I've copied to M & S suggesting a denial on their website
  • tcluk
    tcluk Posts: 4 Newbie
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    oxters wrote: »
    I got one yesterday. I've copied to M & S suggesting a denial on their website

    It's actually Persimmon Homes that needs to put a disclaimer on their website. This is nothing to do with M&S. The spammer could have specified Argos vouchers. It's Persimmon Homes that is being targeted.
  • suze23
    suze23 Posts: 6 Forumite
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    They can't even spell Sony Ericsson correctly.

    And as if a marketing campaign would be run by copying Joe Blogg in a company - you'd have to then feed all that separate info into a database. This is not how people collate direct marketing information.

    If they're going to try and fool us, at least make it believable. Imbeciles.
  • yoni_one
    yoni_one Posts: 590 Forumite
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    I received this email today and contacted Persimmon Homes by phone, this is 100% a hoax. That poor fella everyone is copying to has an exploding inbox. He must have pigged someone off big time for this :D
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  • Babbler
    Babbler Posts: 3,083 Forumite
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    Being bored is so boring Im bored of it... :rotfl:
  • DanceInThe_Dark
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    I got that email and cause my friend is buying a home off them trusted her and like a fool sent it on!!
    <wheres the smackmyselfontheheadicon?>
  • richardsonjones
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  • Martin81162
    Martin81162 Posts: 134 Forumite
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    A colleague sent it and got an auto reply before I could say anything
    Subject: Hoax E-mail Alert



    A hoax e-mail is being circulated offering a promotion of free Marks and Spencer vouchers for forwarding the e-mail to colleagues and friends.



    Neither Marks and Spencer or Persimmon Homes have made any such promotional offer.



    Please delete the hoax e-mail and notify the people to whom you have sent it that it is a hoax.
    Martin
  • MrsTinks
    MrsTinks Posts: 15,241 Forumite
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    I think this one has been sitting about long enough so I'm going to lock it guys :)
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