When my fiancé alerted me to a RivaLife email that promises a S$35 cashback on petrol with just payment of S$1, I was immediately suspicious.
So this email is telling me that this company, RivaLife, is essentially giving away petrol worth S$34 to every person who signs up for this offer?
Let’s do the math: Say, 10,000 people sign up. So RivaLife is sponsoring S$340,000 worth of petrol?! Wow. What a way to go bankrupt quickly.
Then I found the concept strangely familiar. I’d come across it somewhere.
Turns out I had seen one of their ads previously and submitted my email address, so they have been sending me emails every so often. But I’d flagged the first few as spam so the rest all ended up in my spam folder.
I have been receiving 1 email per day consistently from RivaLife!
Besides petrol, there is dim sum, Universal Studios, H&M, Zara, MRT, utilities, sushi, supermarket, fast food, shoes, movies, etc!
There is something for everyone!
BUT PLEASE READ THE FINE PRINT:
Remember: there is no free lunch in this world. And certainly no free petrol either!
Googled and found this here:
Whether you think this is a scam or not, please exercise caution. I, for one, will not sign up for such a “membership”.
If something appears too good to be true, do be a bit skeptical, check for fine print, ask questions, and never ever accept anything at face value.