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Nagy asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 month ago

Should I even try with this one? (shady giveaway) ?

Ok so I've been chosen as a winner for a pretty shady looking giveaway and been talking to the host and I only sent the neccesary info. But then he texted me this... Should I block him? 

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  • Enigma
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    you can try but who ever it is will just use another account.

  • 1 month ago

    It's a TOTAL SCAM, my friend.  Simply ignore it.

    Unfortunately, it appears that YOU didn't have the sense to inform us which forum you've received this message on so we don't know if you have the option of 'blocking' the scammer.

  • Dv8s
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Anytime they ask for money up front, to get the prize that you've already won, you can go ahead and assume that it's a scam.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    You've been chose to give away $50. Congratulations.

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