Complaint 180772 Details
- Date Occurred: 11/19/2012
- Reported Damages: $0.00
- Phone Carrier:
The complaint is against an online dating profile
The complaint is a listing fraud posted on public forums or sites against an anonymous entity
The complaint is mobile text spam or smishing related against an anonymous entity
The company or person contact no longer exists
I received a text to my phone saying that "my entry last month has WON! Go to Target Contests.com and enter your winning code 93849 to claim your FREE $1,000 Target gift card with 24hrs." I know that this "is too good to be true", but I checked out the website to report my complaint. I tried to enter the 5-digit code, but the entry box would only accept the first 4 digits. No problem, it accepted my code! It asked for my e-mail address and terms and conditions were indicated at the bottom of the page in small print and there was a terms and conditions link. I briefly scanned through the terms, and as best I can figure, you need to enter a type of buyers club and complete a whole bunch of requirements to qualify.
- Seeking Resolution: Other
- Shut down this text scam
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against TargetContests.com
- Complaints Filed: 2609
- Reported Damages: $22,305,600.40
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