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Paddy Power / 888 casino spam

  • 28-11-2013 8:17am
    Registered Users Posts: 900 ✭✭✭

    Did any other Paddy Power customers out there receive spam purporting to be from "888 casino"? I got scam spam sent to an email address that I only ever provided to PP.


  • Site Banned Posts: 880 ✭✭✭whiteshorts

    PP "advertising" 888Casino, there's a first!
    Don't see anything on their site.

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,013 ✭✭✭Hulk Hands

    Why on earth would PP help advertise for one of their competitors? It could happen any number of ways. Everyone gets spam email

  • Site Banned Posts: 880 ✭✭✭whiteshorts

    That's why "advertising" was in " ". :rolleyes:
    The OP only used that email for PP, a bit strange they got spammed, normally PP would be pretty good at stopping that.

  • Registered Users Posts: 900 ✭✭✭steve-o

    Sorry if I was unclear. The subject is "Get your 900EUR Welcome Package at 888". This email is not from PP. I don't think it's really from 888 casino either as it looks like some kind of scam and I won't be clicking the links as they go to an address that looks dubious. The email came to an address that I only ever gave to PP.

  • Registered Users Posts: 847 ✭✭✭wicklowdub

    Have you a racing post account ? they got hacked last weekend and email addresses were stolen. May be related.

    EDIT: just saw the date of your post - ignore me!

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