Have you received a Whatsapp Message claiming to be from Cadbury offering a free Cadbury Easter chocolate basket? Do you want to find out if it is really from Cadbury or scam? Read this review to find out more details about this message making the rounds on social media.
What is the Cadbury Easter Egg Message?
This is a whatsapp message sent by scammers, reportedly through Whatsapp claiming to offer a free Cadbury Easter chocolate basket. It comes with a picture of an Easter egg with Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, which is similar to a promotion the company is doing in real life, written on it. It claims that there are 5,000 free gifts to be won. However this is not real and it is not from the Chocolate Giant, Cadbury.
The message is accompanied with a Url link which asked for personal information such as passwords, the link looks like its from Russia, do not click on the link.
Cadburys has also confirmed that they are aware of the criminals using the firm’s name and warned customers against clicking on the social media link. Cadbury added that customer security was their priority and they were on the case. They continued: “Customer security is our priority and we’re working with the relevant organizations to ensure this is resolved.
A spokesman for Cadbury’s parent company Mondelez said: ‘We’ve been made aware of circulating posts on social media, claiming to offer consumers a free Easter Chocolate basket.
‘We can confirm that this has not been generated by us and would urge consumers not to interact or share personal information through the post. /
From the foregoing, its is quite clear that the Cadbury Easter Egg message making its round on social media is a scam message. Users are advised to not click on the accompanying link, the best option is to simply delete the message and block the number.