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Offline Maik

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Dodgy Google ads
« on: Thursday, 06 April, 2023 @ 13:11:49 »
Scammers are buying up adverts on Google to trick Next, TK Maxx and Zara customers
Beware of ads in search results, as they could lead to phishing websites

Fraudsters are buying up adverts that appear at the top of search results when shoppers look up popular retailers on Google.

In the past week, we’ve seen examples of dodgy ads when searching for Next, TK Maxx and Zara.

When you click on one of these ads, you’ll be taken to a ‘rewards’ website where you'll be promised a shopping voucher in exchange for completing a series of tasks. In reality, you'll just be handing over your personal details.

Read on to find more about how these dodgy ads work.