Free Gas Coupon

Web site offers coupon good for free gasoline?

Claim:   Web site offers coupon good for free gasoline.

Status:   False.

Example:   [Collected via e-mail, September 2008]

I subscribe to the "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" philosphy. Please comment on this email I got from a friend. I did NOT go to the link.

Take advantage of this opportunity! It's about time somebody wanted to help out. It's only for 2 days and you have to have the coupon...so print it off.

Free Gas Coupon from Chevron http://clickme.50webs.org/
 

Received this today. True or scam?

Free Gas Coupon from Shell Oil only

Click on the link below; you can only use it once...

Copy and paste address if it doesn't forward you on to the site..i had to do that!

http://clickme.50webs.org/

Origins:   Given the high price of gasoline these days, the offer of a coupon good for free gasoline makes an excellent lure to be used by someone who wanted to, say, pull a cheap prank on people.

All that needs to be said about this one is that visitors who actually click through on the link provided in the "free gas coupon" e-mails are presented with the following screen:


Last updated:   17 September 2008

 

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