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New scam on social networks: "Receive vouchers for major ready-to-wear brands"

A new form of scam is circulating on social networks such as TikTok. 

An alleged former Zara employee has revealed her secret for the chance to receive €300 vouchers valid at Zara. All you have to do is visit the Topcadeaus website. Except that once you're on the site, you have to enter various personal details, including bank details. 


What should you look out for?
  • Beware of testimonials on social networks and always check the information with the company concerned or on its official website. 
  • Scammers try to put pressure on you by saying that you must respond immediately. This way, you don't take the time to think critically. 
  • Always check the URL of the site to which you are being sent. Find out more at Surfwithoutworries
  • Be careful when you are asked to enter your personal details on a site, and certainly your bank details. It's bound to be a scam. 
Have you been scammed?
  • If you lose money or become the victim of extortion, we advise you to report it to the police. You can report it to the local police where you live. 
  • Contact your bank and/or Card Stop on 078 170 170 if you have passed on banking information, if money is disappearing from your bank account or if you have transferred money to a fraudster. This way, any fraudulent transactions can be blocked.
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