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  • Email Spam

    Spam: Where it Came From, and How to Escape It

    Who Cooked This!? (How did it all start?) The modern meaning of the word “spam” has nothing to do with spiced ham. In the early 1990’s, a skit by British comedy group Monty Python led to the word’s common usage. “The SPAM Skit” follows a couple struggling to order dinner […]

     
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    Email Security For Online Dating - Prevent To Be Scammed

    A simple way for hackers or fraudsters to gather information about is through your email address. Many email services today offer profile sharing and create profiles on their sites directly from the information you provide when creating an email address. An example of this is windows live, or an MSN […]

     
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    Email Scam: FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K

    This is an email received about “ FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. FROM: GOVERNMENT ACCREDITED LICENSED LOTTERY PROMOTERS. FREELOTTO AFFILIATED OFFICE U.K, 82 VICTORIA STREET […]

     
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    Email Scam: Money Gram Money Transfer

    This is an email received about “ Money Gram Money Transfer ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. Welcome to Money Gram Money Transfer Send Money Worldwide office Department Of Money Gram Cotonou […]

     
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    Email Scam: FROM MRS. DEBORAH

    This is an email received about “FROM MRS. DEBORAH E. PAR” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen.   HELLO MY BELOVED IN THE LORD. MY PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESS: mrs.deborahd@yahoo.co.za I […]

     
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    Scam Email: Curtis Butler

    My mom was the recipient of an attempted scam – luckily she asked for my help in processing a credit card and so I was able to stop it before she actually lost any real money! Curtis Butler was the name used in these scam – 2 different email addresses […]

     
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    Scam Email: Max Gardner

    Dear Kathleen, This is the first email from a series from this person. It is definitely a scam. Please post his name on your site. Any further advice for how I can report this, etc… would be appreciated. Thanks, Steve Begin forwarded message: From: Max Gardner [maxgardner402@yahoo.com] Subject: artwork Date: […]

     
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    Scam Email: Don Fisher

    On Jul 19, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Don Fisher wrote: — Hello, These  particular artwork of yours that you have for sale, is it still available and detailed price. Don. From: Don Fisher [bestofdonfisher@gmail.com] Date: July 20, 2013 2:45:51 AM PDT Subject: Re: Payment………………. Hello, Thanks for your prompt reply. […]

     
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    Scam Email: Cindy Dickson

    It’s when scammers make lame mistakes that most people get suspicious that the purchase is not actually for real. This scammer using this fake name made several mistakes, but the obvious one that tipped the scales for the artist was saying they do not use PayPal. Then the artist got […]

     
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  • Scammer

    Scam Email: Curtis Butler

    My mom was the recipient of an attempted scam – luckily she asked for my help in processing a credit card and so I was able to stop it before she actually lost any real money! Curtis Butler was the name used in these scam – 2 different email addresses […]

     
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  • Scammer

    Scam Email: Max Gardner

    Dear Kathleen, This is the first email from a series from this person. It is definitely a scam. Please post his name on your site. Any further advice for how I can report this, etc… would be appreciated. Thanks, Steve Begin forwarded message: > From: Max Gardner [maxgardner402@yahoo.com] > Subject: […]

     
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  • Scammer

    Scam Email: Don Fisher

    On Jul 19, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Don Fisher wrote: — Hello, These  particular artwork of yours that you have for sale, is it still available and detailed price. Don. From: Don Fisher [bestofdonfisher@gmail.com] Date: July 20, 2013 2:45:51 AM PDT Subject: Re: Payment………………. Hello, Thanks for your prompt reply. […]

     
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  • Scammer

    Scam Email: Cindy Dickson

    It’s when scammers make lame mistakes that most people get suspicious that the purchase is not actually for real. This scammer using this fake name made several mistakes, but the obvious one that tipped the scales for the artist was saying they do not use PayPal. Then the artist got […]

     
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    Scam Email: Steve Wood

    Yup, Tom – it’s a scam. Delete it and do not respond. Hi Kathleen, Its been 2 years since my last email about the scam I was in the middle of – and got out of with your help. I received another email yesterday from ‘Steve Wood’. The punctuation in […]

     
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    Scam Email: Greg Hembree

    type=”html”> This was an obvious miss on the scammer’s part but they could care less – they play a numbers game. They send out thousands of these emails seeking that small percentage that reply so that they can funnel those people closer to the heart of the scam – stealing […]

     
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    Scam Email: James Chavez

    type=”html”>Yes, even someone who hosts a blog and Facebook page about scammers, warning people how not to fall victim, receives these stupid emails as well. To entertain myself, I removed the name of my art piece from the subject line and replied and asked which piece they were interested in. […]

     
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    Scam Email: Paul Newman

    type=”html”>The use of a famous name like Paul Newman doesn’t make this any less of a scam. Kathleen, Thank you for your post about scammers trying to buy artwork. I have received an email before from someone saying that they were in the process of moving from California to Africa […]

     
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    Scam Email: Frank Bernard

    type=”html”>Here is the text of yet another scammer with another fake name and disposable email account: Hi Cheryl, Good to hear back from you.I will like to proceed with the purchase of the piece. I think it is a lovely work  and i hope to give it a good home. […]

     
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    Scam Email: Carolyn Jovanni

    To Kathleen or whom it may concern: I was almost caught up in this scam, until a red flag went up. The series of emails as follows: Received an email yesterday reading: Congratulations! Someone expressed interest in buying your work, name of piece, at the url: website url The intested […]

     
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    Scam Email: Steve Borgatti

    How many years have I been doing this blog. How many personal emails have I sent for years before I started the blog. Really, this scam has changed VERY LITTLE since it began. Why? Because it is still working for the scammers. Because they are still making money. If it […]

     
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    Scam Email: Luiza Kwiatkowska

    Scammers are not above grabbing the names of real people online and using them for their own criminal purposes. Also notice how, in the below scam, the scammer begins by asking about PayPal (thus trying to establish some credibility with their victim) but then switches, using some trumped up story, […]

     
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