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Giveaway Hoaxes


Wellness Company Woolies Voucher Hoax

Email claims that the Wellness Company is giving away 250 Woolworths (South Africa) vouchers to those who forward the email to five ladies.

Published: July 25, 2013


Bill Gates $5000 Giveaway Hoax

Circulating photograph depicts Bill Gates holding a sign that claims he will give $5000 to every user who shares his picture on Facebook.

Published: February 15, 2013


Dan Murphy's 30% Off Voucher Hoax

Circulating voucher offers recipients 30% off all products at Australian liquor outlet Dan Murphy's between 25th and 28th November 2010.

Published: 19th November 2010


Free Doritos Coupons Hoax

Email forward claims that an attached file contains coupons that can be printed off and redeemed for Doritos products to the value of $5 per coupon.

Published: 12th August 2010


Free Blackberry Storm for Forwarding Hoax

Message claims that Blackberry is giving away free phones to those who forward the email to eight or more people.

Published: 6th July 2010


Free Starlight Cruise For Forwarding Hoax

Email claims that you can enter a competition to win a four night cruise for two people from South Africa's Starlight Cruises simply by forwarding the message to ten people.

Published: 9th June 2010


L.P.C. Electronics Sony Vaio Laptop Giveaway Hoax

Message claims that L.P.C. Electronics is giving away Sony Vaio Laptop to recipients who forward the email to twenty other people

Published: 21st August 2009


Free Luminous Inverters for Forwarding Email Hoax

Message claims that those who forward an email to a specified number of people will receive a free power inverter from Indian based power technologies company Luminous

Published: 1st August 2009


MTN Free Nokia Phone Hoax Email

Message claims that South African communications company, MTN, is giving away free Nokia phones to those who forward the email to eight or more people

Published: 26th February 2009


Wendy's Discount Food Hoax

Message claims that fast-food chain Wendy's is offering heavily discounted food on 22nd October to celebrate its 60th anniversary

Published: 21st October 2008


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