Palo Alto Wine Society: Fake Offers for Corkscrew, Wine Glasses
If you’ve seen the free wine-related things from Palo Alto Wine Society going around, please don’t fall for it! Because, the whole site is totally fake. It’s got a spam popup after submit, and the samples are just not going to come. The only thing you’ll get is a lot of spam, or worse. Always use a secondary or throw-away email address to protect yourself from fraud and scams like this. Do you really want to give your info to Russian hackers?
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- Fake freebie site:
- Free Essential CorkscrewThe Palo Alto Wine Society’s corkscrew is a most useful tool. It combines bottle opener, foil cutter and corkscrew in one unit and your pocket does not have to be enormous for it to fit! What is more, it can remove a plastic cork just as easily as a natural one. Give yourself a hand when opening your next bottle of wine with this corkscrew.
For a limited time only, we will send you a complimentary Palo Alto Wine Society’s corkscrew. It is absolutely free including shipping.
- Fake freebie site:
- Free Unbreakable Wine Glasses
Style and durability
Our stemless wine cups made out of high quality Tritan plastic that is shatterproof and scratch resistant. Enjoy your favorite drinks at home, the pool, on the patio, during travels or on any outdoor adventure without worrying about broken glass.
For a limited time only, we will send you a complimentary Palo Alto Wine Society’s unbreakable wine glasses (2 pcs). It is absolutely free including shipping.
Findings (What makes it fake?)
- Spam popup after submit (an unrelated offer pops up and wants you to fill it out. The scammers get PAID when you do! They’re tricking you into making them money.
- This has been around since around for a few years, and nothing ever comes.
- You can’t actually order anything.
- Very unprofessional site.
- There’s no company information, and the only thing you’ll find about the product or company is freebie sites sharing it.
- After submitting you’ll see this spam popup on their website:
This is not a legit offer; it is spam. STEER CLEAR! To stay safe we highly recommend that you read our Big List of Fakes and learn how to protect yourself on every single freebie you sign up for. Read also: Getting Started with Gimmie.
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