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Old 10-30-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default First time that my bank calls to deliver good news

I got a call from my bank today. The bank was giving away 1000 prizes of €1000. I am one of the winners.. I shoul get my money in 3 week time.
Half of it is a nice dinner with my wife. The other half to beer (paid membership to HBT included).
Is not like I won the lottery but some spend cash is more than welcome and it´s the first time in my life that I win something. Just wanted to share

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:07 PM   #2
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I don't want to rain on your parade, and I hope it's legit, but I hope they didn't ask you for any personal information. I don't know too many banks that are in the habit of giving away a million bucks just because. If it is legit, then congrats.

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:29 PM   #3
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Yeah this is definitely a scam. Call your bank immediately and put a freeze on your account.

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:44 PM   #4
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Banks don't typically give away money....

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Old 10-30-2012, 07:01 PM   #5
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This sounds like that nice Nigerian Prince that called me the other day...

Seriously, I hope you really did win something, but I'm more hoping you don't contact your bank to find your accounts drained of cash!!!

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Old 10-30-2012, 07:15 PM   #6
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It´s a small office the director call me from his cell phone (I already had him in my contacts) And I now him in person and it was him I don´t think he will be trying to pull a scam or a prank it is legit.
Edit: they never asked me for personal info.

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Update: I drop by my local office. The prize it´s legit and I already sign the paper work for it after taxes I get €800 (around 1000 USD). Maximun time it will be in my account is 30 days but in the bank they told me it should be in two or three week time:

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Old 10-31-2012, 11:18 AM   #8
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There really are banks that give away prize money

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Congrats!

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So you know the branch manager. Well enough to have his phone number in your cell...

And you won the prize.

What a crazy random happenstance!

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