Have you been invited to an event called “Get Free $500 ZARA Gift Card Now.”
Beware! it is a new scam which subscribes the users to PREMIUM SMS services.
Cybercriminals have used the name of the well-known Inditex brand as a bait, and social engineering technics to reach out to the largest possible number of users, through Facebook events.
How can we avoid these kind of scams?
It is key to use our common senseCheck the URL, Is it the one you expected? is it related to the brand it promotes?Never enter unnecessary data. In this case, why is it needed to enter the mobile number?Don’t trust the source. Even when the invitation or link has been sent by a friend or contact,… Is there any reference to the promotion from the oficial site of the brand? In the case of Zara, there was not.
Have you fallen for this type of fraud or know anyone that might? You could have something similar in your country. Contact your provider as soon as possible and unsubscribe to the service.