Your retail store is going to celebrate its 50th birthday and giving you 75 dollars to spend. How good it is? Probably you don’t want to lose 75 bucks, instantly click on the link of such giveaway and fill out the form whatever pops up on your screen. Wait, keep caution before filling those form, it could lead you towards a problem, problem of identity theft. Yes, I’m talking about Kmart 75 dollars giveaway spreading over Facebook this weekend.
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Since yesterday, many of our community members are sharing a link giving thanks to Kmart for giving 75 Australian dollars coupon free. Actually, that is not a giveaway announced by Kmart Australia. Keep a smart eye on the link that website is not Kmart website that’s kmart-75.com totally different website. And it redirects you towards some other website that instantly says ‘Win a $500 Worth of Gift Card to spend at our Kmart Stores!’ here be cautious you have clicked only for the offer of 75 dollars now it became 500 dollars. Though the website looks like usual Kmart one it’s not, check the address bar of your browser.
Here are the steps it asks you to fill out
The major thing it asks your home address, birthdate as well as mobile number. Such numbers are very sensitive information in Australia. (Click here about your information and its protection) After giving you some question to answer it sends you towards three websites eharmoney, freelotto and electricity, and gas comparison.
Three Websites it sends you towards
Here, remember, did you read those all terms and conditions while start claiming the Kmart 75 dollars? Not, it means you do not know how they going to use your information and for what purpose. Means they may sell or give those to the third party, which can use your information for scam or marketing purposes. By filling those forms and information, you have given way to them to come to you. And we pretty sure you gave all information correct because it’s for 75 dollars coupon.
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When we’ve checked the coupon offer link that we get over Facebook, we tried it and shared its link over the Facebook, Facebook automatically marked this offer as a spam.
Did you notice on the image shared before you click on that facebook link? $ sign is behind 75 usually $ goes before the number.
Another final thing is the website kamrt-75 that allure you for Kmart 75 dollars coupon is recently registered. As per the website’s who is information it was registered on 15 November of this month. Means it could be registered and spread to collect your information. While we checked Kmart Australia website and Facebook page there is no any information about his offer. Be thoughtful and keep caution while spreading such offers with friends and giving your information on such websites.
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