Google Chrome will not give away an iPhone, it’s a scam

It is not the first time that this scam attempt appears in which they make us believe that Google Chrome is going to give us an iPhone.

Currently it is an iPhone 8 and it’s that, apparently, we have been chosen at random by Google and we are part of a privileged group of 10 people who will be given a fantastic Apple iPhone 8. As a curiosity, do not forget that Apple is the direct competitor of Google, which can make us suspect that something “fishy” is going on.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

“We want to show our gratitude for being a faithful user of Google Chrome! Your IP address 18x.xxx.xx.xx has been selected at random to receive an Apple iPhone 8 completely free …..”

The origin is a pop-up box that appears while we are browsing. Well, when entering a Web page of dubious origin or motivated by any suspicious extension that we have installed in the browser.

It is clearly a scam

At first we are only asked to answer a small survey of several questions related to our opinion about Chrome.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

After answering three different questions, a page will open up for us to Claim our prize. But now, that prize appears with a cost of 1 dollar.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

If we go ahead, another pop-up box will appear indicating that the gift has already been reserved.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

If we accept, we will be taken to a page that has nothing to do with Google or Chrome (see the domain highlighted in red) where they start asking us for personal data.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

The only reason they ask us for this information is because they need it to subscribe us to a Premium SMS service. If we give it to them, we will receive one or several daily SMS messages with irrelevant information or simply advertising that will cost us a few euros per month.

In order to maintain legality, this type of service must indicate in its fine print what its purpose is. And so it does. If we read carefully its terms and conditions, we find that it is thus declared. But who reads these long texts of technical verbiage?

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

If we agree to give our information, we will contract this service and it will cost us a good amount of money at the end of the month. Of course, we will not receive any iPhone as a gift.

But there is more. If after giving our personal data we continue with the process, the system will ask us to pay the necessary dollar to receive our gift. They will ask us for all our credit card information, including the CVV security code.

Google Chrome no regala un iPhone, es una estafa

If we give them, it is possible that our online payment data ends up being used by someone to make purchases on our behalf. Very likely they will end up being sold to the highest bidder on the black market of the deep Internet.

We can verify that there are many users who have suspected the authenticity of the ad, but at the same time have come to believe that it could be true. We just have to review this Chrome help forum in Spanish to see the number of users who ask about this “possible gift”.

What we do not know is how many people must have fallen into the trap without even asking.

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251933445110
12 days ago

Betelhem guade

8178193194
28 days ago

I want a phone my online classes

09286670895
2 months ago

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3 months ago

Bhavya

Muhammad Arif hakim
3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Neha kakkar
4 months ago

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Neha kakkar
4 months ago
Reply to  Neha kakkar

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8861338341
4 months ago

Please give me iPhone 12 max pro……. Please

8861338341
4 months ago

Please Iphone 11por

09454808070
5 months ago

I want a phone for my online class hope I won this thank u

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5 months ago

I have a iphone with free

639499368552
5 months ago

Claim the prise

0757200254
1 month ago
Reply to  639499368552

Real

naresh
6 months ago

I fell in the trap On 30.5.2021 and shared my info incl debit card details thro which I paid INR112. The window repeated propped up to tell Some Defect,I did repeatedly. The amount was debited to my bank account, besides INR 1 was debited and then credited. Details of recipient unknown. I got my ATM card blocked. Google should check it

Jot
3 months ago
Reply to  naresh

Did u receive anything??

Arat
6 months ago

Da

61947004
6 months ago

Iphone 11

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6 months ago

Slm

Alizay
7 months ago

I need iphone

Antonio Rogers
7 months ago

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7 months ago

please give me a phone
not 12 pro
i want 11

09105380937
7 months ago

If google giveaway is true, give me an answer. After I answer all the question of google survey I got perfect score and he gave me a Gadget worth 30,000 plus but sad to say my phone in that time is running low battery, unexpectedly I am not yet done fill uping my requirements to pass in order to claim my reward my phone turn to shutdown …I have a chance to complete this???

8861
7 months ago
Reply to  09105380937

I want iphone

8861
7 months ago
Reply to  8861

I want iphone 12max pro

923447340004
7 months ago
Reply to  09105380937

i wnat just iPhone 11

8754138181
8 months ago

I want iphone 12 pro max

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8 months ago

I win a iPhone how can have??

852226900
8 months ago

I need my iPhone

639682314197
8 months ago

Give me iphone

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Ashley
9 months ago

Give me iphome

Ashley
9 months ago

Iphone 12 pro max

Ashley
9 months ago

Hello

095111236730
9 months ago

I’m win in spin iphone 7

OkOkOkOkOk
9 months ago

Good job, I’ve found a website that had like me winning a free phone with confetty all over and i knew it was a scam straight away, the comments that are most likely from the same person was like I actually won the free iphone and stuff. Very fake and definetly a scam. You’re helping everyone from getting away from scams and etc…

Abraham
10 months ago

Well if they get my credit card info how and who I can report it to???

9897938046
10 months ago

I need a iPhone

9372431797
10 months ago

Khushi

01876787117
10 months ago

I have no mobile I used to my my mother mobile so you keep this mobile I am so very very much happy please keep this mobile

9993819267
11 months ago

Keshav

01164844789
1 year ago

Thank you for your advice. I am a girl. I don’t know it os a scam. So that, I asked my sister, mother and father. When I receive it, I felt so happy. Thank you

Jinsjohnson
1 year ago

I phone 11 pro

0482568567
1 year ago
Peter
1 year ago

It is scam, I asked the Google people and was easily detected as scam. If you can read this, do NOT get it. Your PRIVACY INFORMATION WILL LEAK TO SCAM PEOPLE!!!

Peter
1 year ago

I was selected but thanks to your advice I didn’t buy it, thank you very much.

07037724192
1 year ago

i get these types of messages all the time. it’s quite suspicious. Why would you win something and pay for delivery?. it’s all a huge scam. i noticed something else if you use a visa card that has little or no money in the account, the site tends to reject the card and asks you to use another card even if you have more than the 1 dollar they are asking for.

naresh
6 months ago
Reply to  07037724192

With me too.Since before transferring INR 112 by Visa debit card, I reduced bank balance to INR1200, the site rejected it and asked another card. But myRs112 has been debited, besides INR 1 also debited then credited. I got the card blocked. I think by INR transaction, their system becomes ready to transfer the amount at any time when the balance is to their liking.

saloni khade
1 year ago

I had one scam from Google to give i phone 11 pro

92-3427226926
1 year ago

i want iphone

0973950379
1 year ago

I love your work may the Lord bless you everyday

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1 year ago

Win iphone x

03451931178
1 year ago

How I can get

Samin
1 year ago

Hi about 10 minutes ago i received a message that i was one of 10 lucky people who won an iPhone x .i answered 3 questions about Google chrome like do i like it .and then a page opened asking to call an international number (+2392204051) and i did but after like 1 second i ended the call.and then the page asked me to enter my own phone number and i didn’t and colsed the page.do think i am in trouble for calling that number?

977980301049
1 year ago

I win iPhone in Google real or fack

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0727153803
1 year ago

I also received this kind of fake news.or scam

2348033198674
1 year ago

Thanks! This helped a lot. However, it’s rather an overtly surprising thing that google, iPhone and chrome could permit this classified hoax!

0786487975
1 year ago

I want to winner in this site

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