I received an email claiming to be from Spare5, offering task projects and asking for a cash deposit. Is this genuine?
No. Any such email is definitely not genuine and should be ignored.
All Spare5 tasks are issued to Spare5 Community members through the Spare5 website tasklist.
While we do occasionally send emails, we never assign Spare5 tasks through any third party, such as an outsourcing agency or individual. Our promotional emails are sent from MailChimp and always include sender and unsubscribe information at the bottom.