GroupMe[.]fun iPad Giveaway Scams

    GroupMe Scams
    Last Updated on May 8, 2023

    Receive messages on GroupMe that say you’ve won an Apple iPad Pro? Be careful of the GroupMe iPad giveaway/raffle scams! Here’s how the scam unfolds:

    Scammers contact you via GroupMe, telling you that you could have a chance to win some super expensive products like Apple iPad Pros, iPhone 13, or Apple TVs to try to trick you into clicking on the phishing link:

    GroupMe Gift Giveaway / iPad Raffle Scams


    Congratulation! You are one of the 100 users we have selected to try to win the Apple iPad Pro & Magic Keyboard + Apple TV 12 months. Receive Now: iPad[.]myluckyday[.]site/ Hurry up to pick up your prize today!

    The phis

    ing link will take you to a series of fake online survey pages that say you can get a gift after completing the survey.  

    Note: Look closely at the web address — it’s not a genuine GroupMe website! (It should be

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    Sample phishing page – GroupMe[.]fun
    GroupMe Gift Giveaway / iPad Raffle Scams
    Sample phishing page

    If you proceed with the survey, you will be instructed to claim the free iPad by hitting the “Claim Now!” button:

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    Sample phishing page – free iPad Pro
    GroupMe Gift Giveaway / iPad Raffle Scams
    Sample phishing page – free iPhone 13 Pro

    The button will take you to another site that requests your personal information, including your home address and phone number, and in the end, it may even ask for your credit card credentials. 

    GroupMe Gift Giveaway / iPad Raffle Scams
    Sample phishing page

    Before you can receive the gift, you have to pay for the delivery by entering credit card information. Scammers, of course, will record all your credentials and use it for identity thefts. Don’t fall for it!

    GroupMe[.]fun iPad Giveaway Scam

    Sample fake GroupMe URL:

    • groupme[.]fun
    • groupme[.]love

    How to Protect Yourself

    • Double-check the sender’s mobile number/email address.
    • Free gifts or prizes are always a major red flag!
    • Reach out to GroupMe’s customer service directly for help and support, or report abuse to help more people.
    • NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to detect scams with ease!

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