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If you think Image A is genuine then congratulations! This is the real and safe example. You can tell it’s genuine as it’s the only message of the three that has the mypo.st link format.
Image B is a SCAM. Cutt.ly is a link shortener that has been used in other scams. These links take you to a page that asks for your credit card details. That’s not to say that all shortened links are scams, but it is unusual to receive a shortened link in this context
Image C is also a SCAM. It also uses a shortened bit.ly link. It also contains a tracking number, which is not normally supplied in genuine messages.
Here are more examples of scams. Learn what they look like and beat the scammers!
Try our Scam and Fraud Awareness Week crossword to check your knowledge of scams. Answers are on page 2, but try not to cheat!