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LG SA again issues scam warningBy Hanleigh Daniels 8 November 2010 | Categories: news
LG Electronics South Africa (LGESA) today once again warned consumers to be careful of hoax SMSs and emails which are still in circulation. These official looking SMSs and emails falsely claim that the recipient of the SMS or e-mail has won a sum of money from LGESA.
The company urges customers to delete the scam messages en emails and not respond to them at all.
“We urge consumers not to fall prey to these hoax SMSs and e-mails and not to provide any personal or banking details in response to these SMS and e-mail messages” stated Dr Michelle Potgieter, marketing and communications director for LGESA.
“This communication is not generated by LGESA. It is a hoax and a scam intended to abuse the credibility of LGESA with the intention of fraudulently obtaining highly confidential information from the recipient of the communication.”
The company said that it will not be held liable for any resultant loss.
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