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I was just playing an online game: Crossword Jam. It sent me a message offering me, as a loyal customer, a chance to win an IPhone. To cut it short, I did win one, but they wanted me to pay £1 for postage. I was suspicious, but less so than usual, because it came from within a game that I've been playing for ages, and got from a legitimate source - Amazon. But I also know that their are a lot of scams around at the moment asking people to pay for postage for a prize win. Also, the address at the bottom was from Cyprus - with no offence meant. It's just that a lot of scams come from overseas. I assume that in Cyprus they might well be wary of scams coming from the UK. This one was so tempting that I'm sure many would be taken in by it.

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  • Pollycat
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    So did you pay the £1 postage and if you did, when is your new iphone being delivered?
  • Blulu
    Blulu Posts: 7,687 Forumite
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    Pollycat said:
    So did you pay the £1 postage and if you did, when is your new iphone being delivered?
    LOL - no I didn't, but only in the nick of time. I Googled them and nothing showed for them, scam or otherwise, so I suspect they've just set this name up and haven't yet been widely reported as scammers.

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    I am who I'm meant to be
    I'm not scared to be seen
    I make no apology
    THIS IS ME!
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