Amazon Watch Raffle: Apple, Garmin or Fitness Prize Text?

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Amazon Watch Raffle: How The Scam Text Works

Beware of a fake Amazon watch raffle, also known as the Fitness Watch Text or the Apple Watch Raffle Scam. It could also feature a Garmin or an airpod prize. The ‘good news’ is coming to you as a text message. The last number reported is (714) 883-6385. However, the bogus draw is part of a long list of Amazon scams happening this time of the year.

Here is the content of the notification:

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“Amazon: Congratulations [your name], you came in 2nd in this week’s Amazon Apple Watch raffle! Click this link to arrange delivery:

Amazon Airpods Raffle Scam: Fake Link

As you can see, the Amazon Raffle text doesn’t look as it would come from the real Amazon. There are so many red flags with this bogus promo. The link that scammers require you to open is, which obviously is NOT

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That page will lead you to a phishing scam meant to collect your personal information and other credentials you could offer. Stay away. This type of scheme is perpetrated in many phone scams these days, whether it is about airpods or any other gadgets.

How To Report an Amazon Raffle Scammer

Let your family and online friends know about the Amazon Smart Watch Raffle Scam by distributing this article on your social media platforms. Also, you can officially report scammers and other suspicious activities to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) using this link:

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How To Protect Yourself

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  1. G.K.P.Deepasiri says:

    I will get moneyw

  2. Smh says:

    Amazon: Congratulations V*****, you came in 3rd in this week’s Amazon Airpods raffle! Click the link to arrange shipment:
    I to recieve a messege just now. From a 7148095919 number. Smh

    • G.K.P.Deepasiri says:

      Dear sir /madam! Thanks for nomber 7148095919 i am g.k.p.deepasiri i have money amazon . Please check and send to me e-mail . You need my bank details . I will send to you. Thanks for you. E-mail : your prabath,

  3. John says:

    4:45 pm EST, 3/7/21
    Received AirPod raffle text from 714 area code. These dirtbag Nigerians abc Indians are spoofing the 714 numbers. They are in a Bangalore boiler room.

  4. Becky says:

    I must be special, I came in first!!
    If only, these messages are getting out of hand!

  5. Charles says:

    They used my name and stated I came in 3 place for a pair of Airpods.. It came from (714)507-9410

  6. Kendra says:

    I just received this text last night:
    Amazon: Congratulations Kendra, you came 2nd in today’s Amazon Airpods raffle! Click this link to arrange shipment:
    its from the number 714-865-5817

  7. Really says:

    I received similar text message:
    Amazon: Congratulations R****, you came 3rd in March’s Amazon Earpods raffle! Follow the link to set delivery:
    From the number 714-404-5366

  8. Midori says:

    I just got one, best part is it didn’t even use my real name, but one I used a couple years ago.

  9. Ani says:

    I also received a message using my first name (luckily, it’s a nickname) and a 714 number stating I was “1st winner in a drawing for AirPods” I deleted the text and looked it up.

  10. Merlin Coffee says:

    Mine was from 714-400-5007

  11. Lynn says:

    My text came from 714-926-5515 and it says earpods and not airpods. Knew it was fake the moment I got it.

  12. Pene Keeling says:

    Amazon: Congratulations {my name}, you came 3rd in this week’s Amazon Earpods raffle! Follow this link to arrange delivery:

  13. Ric Rocket says:

    Received one from +1 (714) 618-2727 today (March 6, 2021)

  14. John says:

    Airpods scam number 03-05-21
    [spoiler title=”Airpods Scam”] [/spoiler] Don’t use this link that comes with top number.
    This is a Phishing link to get your information.

    BEWARE !!!!!!

    • Bern says:

      I received similar message but foolishly clicked link. what should I do if clicked link?
      “Amazon: Congratulations (my name), you came 1st in today’s Amazon Earpods raffle! Follow the link to set shipment:

  15. Nichole Lawrence says:

    I got one today too – the number was 714-883-5610.

    • John says:

      I got the same scam, but from 714-507-5830.
      It seams like the scammers like the 714 area code today.
      🖕 them.

  16. Dave says:

    Received message on my cell phone that reads ” Amazon congratulations Dave you came in 2nd in Marty’s Amazon Earpods raffle!. Click the link to set shipment.

  17. Shannon Billingsley says:

    I got the same text today, but from 7144202903.

  18. Erika says:

    Got this text message today: “Amazon: Congratulations Erika, you came 1st in this week’s Amazon Airpods raffle! Click this link to set shipment:” from phone number 714-507-5681

    • Anonymous says:

      Amazon: Congratulations [MY MISPELLED NAME], you came 2nd in today’s Amazon Airpods raffle! Click the link to set delivery:

      • Anon says:

        I got the same exact text the only difference is that my name was put down. The number they used was 714 400 7286. Seems they’re using the same first 3 numbers.

      • G****** says:

        Just got this from +1 (714) 507-5786:
        Amazon: Congratulations G******, you came 3rd in today’s Amazon Earpods raffle! Follow the link to arrange delivery:

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