We are all used to sales at almost any time of year nowadays even by high fashion companies.
Scammers sometimes go to a lot of trouble to replicate part of the website of a fashion store online.
A recent scam started with a flood of emails about a Michael Kors sale.
Michael Kors is high fashion and comes with a hefty price tag so you can imagine the interest when the email says Huge Savings.
In fact later in the email it says “Take an additional 90% of your entire purchase of $100 or more”
They would not be in business for long giving away good quality product at 90% discount.
Of course, it’s all fake. Visitors to the fake site from the link in the email will find few items (with bargain prices) but it’s when you hand over your payment card details that the scammer has won and will use your card till it runs dry.
There are genuine sales of course and these are advertised by email sometimes.
But do pay attention to any links and which websites they would take you to.
In the Michael Kors email – it was all copied from genuine emails but the word “stockist” was spelled “srockist” which tells you it’s all fake and the unrealistic discount proves the point.
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