Screwfix claims that the 2022 Father’s Day Dewalt Combi Drill Giveaway on WhatsApp is fraudulent. It’s not true!
This message gives you the chance to win a Dewalt Combi Drill, and also links to a fake competition that is similar to a quiz.
Similar to the Heineken Cooler WhatsApp scamtext, this scam text includes a malicious link “tinyurl5.ru”
Clicking on the link will take you to a fake Screwfix website where you can complete a survey to win your prize. The malicious website will send malware and virus to your phone as you click on it. This virus could attempt to hack into your phone’s security, and steal your passwords.
Screwfix Scam on Whatsapp
ScrewFix: “2022 Father’s Day Giveway ScrewFix. Get your DeWalt Combi Drill today. tinyurl5. ru”
Screwfix is aware of the scam “2022 Fathers Day Giveaway”. The public has been warned. Remember that legit companies will never ask for personal information via WhatsApp to enter a competition.
If you have clicked on the link, you can install anti-phishing software. This will scan your device for viruses and protect it. You should also report to Action Fraud at https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/
Did you receive the link to the Father’s Day Giveaway scam on Whatsapp. Please delete the link and warn your friends and family.