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Scam or Real? AC Survey: Earn up to 125 CAD Plus 1,000 bonus Points*.

Old Apr 26, 18, 2:17 pm
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The clearest things to look at: from which host was the e-mail sent, and which host do the links point to? If these are not obviously associated with the claimed source, one should be very suspicious.

Mind you, my bank at was point was sending junk e-mails that failed by that standard, although they were legitimate. I did send them a complaint.
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Old Apr 26, 18, 3:54 pm
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I got this same phishing e-mail.
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Old Apr 26, 18, 4:45 pm
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If you mouseover the link to the survey, you often will see an address that is NOT on the AC domain. That is much more telling. However, a lot of legit AC surveys come in and contain a link to a non-AC domain (e.g., Angus Reid). They really should have that link go to AC domain, and from there, the "next" button could go to Angus Reid or whoever.
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Old Apr 26, 18, 6:03 pm
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Has anyone received the AC survey regarding their future loyalty plan for of of 5 $1000 AC gift cards?
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Old Apr 26, 18, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by The Lev View Post
I got this same phishing e-mail.
Were you able to report it to AC?
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Old Apr 26, 18, 8:17 pm
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However AC is conducting a legitimate survey at the moment, asking about award redemption, likely as part of planning for its own FF program.
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Old Apr 26, 18, 8:59 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingFelix View Post
Has anyone received the AC survey regarding their future loyalty plan for of of 5 $1000 AC gift cards?
I did.
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Old Apr 27, 18, 9:18 am
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Originally Posted by Queen B View Post
Were you able to report it to AC?
Is there a reason why I should bother?
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Old Apr 27, 18, 9:43 am
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Originally Posted by The Lev View Post
Is there a reason why I should bother?
If I was AC I'd want to know. Considering they are also conducting a legitimate survey around the same time.

If enough complaints are received they may actually alert their clients through twitter or Facebook to watch out for this scheme.

Although as you can see in my previous posts my reports did not go through. How ironic.

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Old Apr 27, 18, 3:01 pm
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Looks 100% scammy
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Old Apr 27, 18, 4:42 pm
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Looks like a scam definitely.
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Old Apr 28, 18, 8:59 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingFelix View Post
Has anyone received the AC survey regarding their future loyalty plan for of of 5 $1000 AC gift cards?
Got it last week! Looks legit!
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Old Apr 29, 18, 9:12 am
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Originally Posted by fstarentcar View Post
I've recieved the same email, what is it?
itís a scam donít respond
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Old May 1, 18, 7:07 am
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This thread was extremely helpful and I encourage it to continue by posting screenshots of scam emails. Knowing that my Mom may fall for these scams, I quickly showed her the screenshot and told her it's a scam. She told me she received it and was thinking about filling it out. Glad I caught her before she did!
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Old May 1, 18, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by somemale View Post
This thread was extremely helpful and I encourage it to continue by posting screenshots of scam emails. Knowing that my Mom may fall for these scams, I quickly showed her the screenshot and told her it's a scam. She told me she received it and was thinking about filling it out. Glad I caught her before she did!
I'm glad to hear that .
Unfortunately I'm sure several people responded to the scam survey.
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