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Fraudulent e-mail

Postby Unicorn » Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:57 pm

Hi there

I have received 4 hits this weekend.

A PayPal fake email, an Amazon one and a Netflix one all saying a payment could not be made etc etc. Deleted all,naturally.

And then, as a bonus, this morning I got one of the 'Can we sort out your computer?' one by phone. Said I didn't have one and the phone went dead.

Stay alert, as they say :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Fraudulent e-mail

Postby dxf » Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:40 pm

Hola

Please report such emails by forwarding to [email protected] and you will receive a thankyou email by return. Te Government are actively removing fraudulent sites

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Re: Fraudulent e-mail

Postby costakid » Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:26 am

Its normal on business accounts. We get at least 30 a week.

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Re: Fraudulent e-mail

Postby northandsouth » Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:50 am

Unicorn wrote: Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:57 pm Hi there

I have received 4 hits this weekend.

A PayPal fake email, an Amazon one and a Netflix one all saying a payment could not be made etc etc. Deleted all,naturally.

And then, as a bonus, this morning I got one of the 'Can we sort out your computer?' one by phone. Said I didn't have one and the phone went dead.

Stay alert, as they say :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
I've practiced Lenny's techniques, had a bit of time the other day when I received a call from "Microsoft" kept him going for a while, eventually he told me to f off which I thought was a little extreme for a Microsoft employee :think:
https://toao.net/595-lenny

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Re: Fraudulent e-mail

Postby Enrique » Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:16 am

Spam emails..........A lesson by James Veitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QdPW8JrYzQ
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Re: Fraudulent e-mail

Postby chrissiehope » Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:11 pm

I got an 'old school' type spam contact the other day - a proper letter from the executive officer at a Japanese bank ;-) Needless to say, I filed it under WPB (waste paper bin !!)
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