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Dodgy YouGov email - You made the news!

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I'm not sure if it's genuine or not, but I've just had an email apparently from YouGov titled "You made the news!".
It says "The results of a survey you participated in have just been published in several news articles." and contains links which aren't to YouGov.
Plus I don't recall participating in the particular survey it mentions.


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  • cymruchris
    cymruchris Posts: 5,332 Forumite
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    What was the exact email address you received it from? The one you see when hovering over it - not the one displayed on screen?
    An ex-bankrupt on a journey of recovery. Feel free to send me a DM reference credit building credit cards from the usual suspects :) Happy to help others going through what I've been through!
  • mjm3346
    mjm3346 Posts: 46,986 Forumite
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    Sort of thing that used to be sent out by some survey sites - the "you" is simply site members/the company - doesn't mean you completed a particular survey
  • Targa777
    Targa777 Posts: 94 Forumite
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    I got that email today too. 
    I think it is genuine as it came from YouGov.com email address.
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