This is a variation on a scam that has been around for a while.  You receive a phone call telling you that you have been selected as the winner of a ‘cadeau’, and you need to phone a number and give a code to claim it.

The prize is a huge phone bill if you are unwary enough to actually go through with it.  The number I was given is 09 80 09 04 11, but there are more in circulation, and I suspect that they change frequently given the length of the list on this site that lists surcharged numbers associated with fraud.

As always be super-suspicious of Greeks bearing gifts, or even French people (or any other nationality) promising them!  If it seems to good to be true, it is in 99% of cases.

For any phone fraud, ring 0811 02 02 17

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