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Digicel alerts customers of scam promotion

Digicel | 2012-04-23 11:33:00

Monday, April 23, 2012, Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel is advising customers to be on the alert for scammers who are contacting customers purporting that they have won cash and prizes in a promotion.
It has been reported that scam artists have been sending text messages to customers from ‘555’ under the pretence of being affiliated with Digicel and telling customers that they have won 850 GBP (British Pound Sterling) as part of a promotion. The email address that shows in these text messages is
Digicel is in no way affiliated with these fraudulent text messages and promotions. According to Conor Looney, Director of Marketing for Digicel Jamaica, “We are extremely disappointed that persons would want to target the public in this manner. Digicel under no circumstances is affiliated with these text messages.

Persons should always take precautions before giving out personal information or complying with requests of this nature and so we are imploring the public to be extremely cautious about such calls and text messages”.  
For information on the details of our current promotions, products and services please visit our website at

About Digicel
After ten years of operation, Digicel Group Limited has over 11 million customers across its 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Cup. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti and Papua New Guinea which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.
In 2004, Digicel developed Digicel Rising Stars – an annual talent show to support aspiring young music artists in the Caribbean. The show has spanned the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago ranking as one of the top-rated shows.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and its markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Nauru, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and Vanuatu. Digicel also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barts in the Caribbean.
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