Thursday, 16 June 2022

Beware Screwfix Dewalt Giveaway Fathers Day WhatsApp Competition Scam!



The "Screwfix Free Drill" Father's Day giveaway scam competition, which claims participants will get a free DeWalt drill, is spreading like wildfire on social media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook. The Screwfix Giveaway scam tricks potential victims into visiting the spam and fake survey website, "tinyurl5 ru", which tricks them into buying unwanted products or services, and disclosing their personal information, which will be used fraudulently.

If you have received the Screwfix Competition scam, just delete it as it is scam.

Screwfix is aware of the "Screwfix Fathers Day" scam. They said they would never ask their customers to provide any personal details via WhatsApp in order to enter a competition. And, if you believe you have been a victim of a scam, please report to Action Fraud at https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

Needless to say do not click on links that turn out of the blue. Take time to research and check this blog for advice and further information on similar scams.

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