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Re: PS3 Message "Your Cash Reward" Scam?

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Sprinkle-Me_Baby wrote:
Why do people even open those messages. I just delete them.

If it is a PM from a random PSN ID with some too good to be true message in the body then yes, it is fake. Do delete it and don't waste your time on it.

 

Now, if the PM is from [PSN] and when you open it has the PSN logo before it then it is a legit PSN PM.

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Re: PS3 Message "Your Cash Reward" Scam?

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MartinBrody wrote:

Hey,

 

I just received a msg in my inbox from [PSN] with the subject of "Your Cash Reward".  The body stated the following:

 

Your cash reward is here!  Thanks for being one of the most active customers in October.  Click on the link below by December 9, 2012 to add $20.00 to your PSN wallet.

 

It looks like there is an attachment, but I don't want to click on it for fear that it will do something bad, if thats even possiable.  Is this a scam or is a real thing?

 

Thanks,

 


Last month Sony had a promotion that said if you spend $100 dollars on PSN in October, you would receive $20 dollars back from Sony in November. Sony is just trying to give you the money you earned. Nothing bad will happen if you open an attachment on a PSN message. Nobody can hack your account with a message.

 

I am sure that many people will just delete that message and throw away $20 dollars because they think the message  is  a scam or a hack.

 

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Re: PS3 Message "Your Cash Reward" Scam?

Nov 10, 2012

MartinBrody wrote:

Hey,

 

I just received a msg in my inbox from [PSN] with the subject of "Your Cash Reward".  The body stated the following:

 

Your cash reward is here!  Thanks for being one of the most active customers in October.  Click on the link below by December 9, 2012 to add $20.00 to your PSN wallet.

 

It looks like there is an attachment, but I don't want to click on it for fear that it will do something bad, if thats even possiable.  Is this a scam or is a real thing?

 

Thanks,

 


It's nt a fake Sony had a promotion in October.  If you spend $100 in the psn store you will get $20 back.

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Re: PS3 Message "Your Cash Reward" Scam?

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^^^ Agreed..... sounds like you spent $100 or more during the month of October. This was mentioned in the PS Blog many weeks ago.

 

Anyone who spent $100 or more in the Store during October gets $20 back to spend more in the Store. You essentially spending $120 with $100 bill in the Store. This is meant to increase sales.

 

This is not really new.

 

As Xuchilbara states, if the message has the PSN logo in the Senders Name, then its an Official Sony PSN message. The PSN Logo is not able to be used by any user account except Sony. This is done to certify that it is a legitimate message
I've gotten several of them all stating that I have earned 1 free month of Plus, Private Beta access to some games etc etc...... Just click the attachment and it will bring you right to a Store page to obtain the rebate

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Its real i actually got 10 $
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It was real
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