IKEA Singapore warns of scam texts offering $500 vouchers
Many readers have recently received a link to a survey on their mobile devices, claiming to give out IKEA vouchers worth $500 for its 75th birthday.
Stomp contributor Ah Boy's friend told him about the "incredible" offer, saying that all he needed to do was to complete a survey and share the link with more friends.
According to Ah Boy, he warned his friend about the dubious deal after realising that the link given was different as compared to IKEA's website.
When he tried accessing the link via a desktop, he realised that it was broken.
Said Ah Boy: "Phishing site, confined!
"I hope to warn others about it."
In response to the incident, IKEA has issued an official statement on its Facebook page.
We've noticed that there is another round of mobile survey promising free IKEA vouchers circulating on the...Posted by IKEA on Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Read the post: "Dear fans, we've noticed that there is another round of mobile survey promising free IKEA vouchers circulating on the internet and messaging apps.
"We'd like to clarify that we are not associated with these activities and they are not initiated by IKEA.
"Please protect yourself by not sharing your personal information or clicking on any suspicious links.
"Do spread the word to your friends so they are aware."