I have received several emails allegedly from Spark, with text as copied below:
Maintenance in your area
3/13/2020 2:59 PM
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We will replace our broadband cables in your area from May 4/5-5/7, which may cause fluctuations in your Internet connection.
To compensate for the inconvenience this may cause, we offer 12 months of free streaming service.
(Gift coupon: TX21M01)
All you have to do is:
1. Follow the link and create a user
2. Verify your gift coupon with your creditcard details (NOTE: we will not charge anything)
3. Stream unlimited
Redeem Gift Coupon
The gift code is personal and associated with your name. Please note that when your free period has expired, your subscription will continue at the normal price ($7.99/mo.)
You can change or unsubscribe your subscription at any time.
With best regards,
Spark, New Zealand
0800 466 324
Write to Spark
0800 466 325
Write to Self-service
Contact your SPOC
Write to your SPOC
If you no longer wish to receive offers - unsubsribe here
Notice the lack of Spark logo, the misspelt 'subscribe' in the bottom line, the non-Spark email address of the sender and, if you check the hot links, on those as well, and the use of the term 'broadband cables' when our area is all fibre, not cable.
It is probably part of a phishing scam where someone is looking for email addresses to sell to advertisers, but it could be more sinister.
So delete these emails; do NOT click any of the links, post them on your blacklist (although this doesn't guarantee you won't receive more.
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