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Gmail and Outlook users warned of dangerous ‘Just Eat’ email that is actually a scam

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Gmail and Outlook users warned of dangerous ‘Just Eat’ email that is actually a scam

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Gmail and Outlook users have been warned against opening a dangerous scammer email, which looks on the surface to be a tempting offer from the fast-food giant, Just Eat

On the surface, the scam email may look quire real (Stock Photo)

Gmail and Outlook users have been warned about a new scam from fraudsters pretending to be from Just Eat.

The scammers are said to be emailing unsuspecting users with the promise of a free £50 gift voucher from the food delivery giant.

On the surface at least, the email may appear legitimate, coming from an official Just Eat account that even has the name Just@eat in the address bar.

Piling on the pressure, a countdown timer has been added to the email, meaning those opening it may rush to grab the fake offer before thinking it through or checking the message over.

Unfortunately, those who click on the fraudulent offer link won’t end up with a free takeaway, and may instead find their personal data, including email addresses, passwords, and bank details, handed over to online crooks.







Crooks have added a countdown timer within the email, to pile on the pressure
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As previously reported by The Sun, this scam was unearthed by the team at ProPrivacy, an organisation dedicated to protecting digital privacy and online safety.

Ray Walsh, a ProPrivacy digital privacy expert, said: “It is vital that…

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