Shoppers looking for a bargain on their new air-fryer have been warned of scammers claiming to be from Argos offering a deal.

Fraudsters have been luring in victims with Ninja Air Fryer giveaways for completing an online survey.

The email, which claims to be from Argos, says: “Congratulations! We would like to offer you a unique opportunity to receive a brand new Ninja Air Fryer!

"To claim, simply take this short survey about your experience with us."

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It also features a countdown timer to try and pressure you into acting quickly.

After the survey is complete the scam asks for your card details to claim the free item.

Naveed Islam, Dojo’s chief information security officer, warned: "A key warning sign for a scam is to entice consumers with free items that are just too good to be true.

"Quite often, these offers will be time-limited to cause extra pressure on victims to enter their bank details without necessarily double-checking the legitimacy of the offer, and this is what we can see in the Argos scam.

"With the recent Currys scam and now the scam moving onto other retailers including Argos, consumers should be extremely vigilant with any offers that they see in their inbox or on social media.

"If you have fallen victim to a scam, contact your bank immediately to suspend your card and account.

"Your bank or building society will then be able to provide specialist support from their scam unit.

"Ultimately, if you have any doubt about the authenticity of a text message or email, it’s probably a scam.

"Take a minute to think about the message; were you expecting it, have you checked for spelling mistakes and double-checked the sender's address

"If the email address from the sender doesn’t look like it’s from a genuine address, don’t click on it.

"If you think it is a scam, you can forward the email as an attachment to Action Fraud who will investigate, or alternatively forward it to"