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Hoax SMS Warning – “You have been chosen to receive a free gift....tell us where to ship.”

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2012-10-08

Hoax SMS: Please be advised that, over the past week, there has been a hoax SMS message circulating throughout Australia. This message has not originated from Sony Australia. Please treat this message as SPAM and delete the message.

The hoax SMS from SMSCaster.com may state:

'You were chosen to receive a free gift. Go to http://www.sony.com.au.krcontest.info and enter code 7691 to claim it and tell us where to ship it.'

'You have been chosen to receive a free gift go to: http://www.sony.com.au.brgiveaway.info to claim it and tell us where to ship.'

'You are the Winner of Australia! Go to http://www.sony.com.au.ultimategiveawaymadness.info to get your free prize'

‘You are Australia's winner. Your phone number has been chosen to receive a free gift. Go to http://www.sony.com.au.summerprizecontest.info to claim your prize.’

For further information on SMS SPAM, please visit the Government website www.acma.gov.au/interforms/smsRegister_form.asp