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Survey Or Scam On This Site?

 
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Posted 04/13/2018   1:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ddreisba to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I was just paging through the site and was suddenly asked to take a survey. It was brief and, I thought, pointless. When done, I was offered a reward. I picked a flashlight that they claimed was worth $50. (None of the rewards had anything to do with stamps.) I was then asked for my address. OK. Than my credit card number??? That's when I quit.

Do you guys really run such a survey, or is this a scam to get cc numbers?

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Posted 04/13/2018   1:46 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am not aware of any surveys being done by this site. Sounds like you have some malware, I would run an AV scan on your computer.
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Posted 04/13/2018   2:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modernstamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I would say it is a scam.
If you get a "reward" and then you have to give your Credit Card number I wouldn't trust it.
I'm glad you stopped when asked for your card number.
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Posted 04/13/2018   7:27 pm  Show Profile Check Stamps1962's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Stamps1962 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I would run a Malware scan right now if I were the OP.

For heaven's sake, why would anyone reply to this stuff? Taking a 'survey'?
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Posted 04/14/2018   01:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DrewM to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It might be helpful for the less computer-savvy folks to describe how one "runs a Malware scan". And, yes, don't take any surveys or give up any personal info, including numbers, for goodness' sake.
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