Heineken says there’s no free beer, warns of phishing scam

There’s no such thing as free beer for Father’s Day — at least not from Heineken. The brewing giant confirmed that a contest circulating on WhatsApp, which promises a chance to win one of 5,000 coolers full of green-bottled lager, is a frothy fraud.

“This is a scam and is not sanctioned by Heineken,” the beermaker said in a tweet, adding it has alerted the UK’s national fraud and cybercrime reporting agency. The tweet also referred netizens to the company’s official statement on scams tied to the brewer’s name.

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Source: The Register