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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Queen K » Jun 13th, 2011, 7:35 pm

Then they could run out and buy a new computer, now wouldn't they?
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Woodenhead » Jun 13th, 2011, 7:55 pm

nah, we'll just start a licensing program! lol
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Queen K » Jun 13th, 2011, 7:56 pm

Sure, that worked out perfect for guns.
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Woodenhead » Jun 13th, 2011, 8:01 pm

Sorry Queenie - I just realized you didn't realize I was joking. lol HAND OVER YOUR COMPUTER NOW!
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Meeko666 » Jun 14th, 2011, 10:50 am

There is another one out there where they state they are from Telus and reads as follows:

"-----Original Message-----
From: Telus Communication [mailto:tech@telus.com]
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 10:31 PM
Subject: Account Update

Dear Telus.Net email User,

We regret any inconvenience this may cause our Telus.Net e-mail users.
We are updating our database storage facility, without disconnecting the old
Server (NT06717) to a new and
better Server (NT21766), Thus the reason for the request and notification.
We apologize for any inconvenience
this will cause our respected email users. Please filling the details shown
below to enable us upgrade and verify
from the old server. It is safe and you can change your information 72 hours
after receiving the confirmation email.
Fill in the details below to upgrade your account and to prevent it from
been De-activated from our server.

First Name:
Last Name:
User ID:
Password:

Respond back as soon as email is received.

Warning!
Account owner that does not update his or her own account within five
(5)working days after receiving this notice and will
have there account De-activated and will not be able to make use of there
account any longer.

Thank you for using our Telus.Net Mail Service.

Regards,
Telus.Net Technical Support Team
Copyright C Telus.Net 2011 All Rights Reserved."
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Queen K » Jun 14th, 2011, 2:29 pm

Woodenhead wrote:Sorry Queenie - I just realized you didn't realize I was joking. lol HAND OVER YOUR COMPUTER NOW!


Come and get it big guy.
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby grammafreddy » Jun 14th, 2011, 10:58 pm

Meeko666 wrote:There is another one out there where they state they are from Telus and reads as follows:

"-----Original Message-----
From: Telus Communication [mailto:tech@telus.com]
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 10:31 PM
Subject: Account Update

Dear Telus.Net email User,

We regret any inconvenience this may cause our Telus.Net e-mail users.
We are updating our database storage facility, without disconnecting the old
Server (NT06717) to a new and
better Server (NT21766), Thus the reason for the request and notification.
We apologize for any inconvenience
this will cause our respected email users. Please filling the details shown
below to enable us upgrade and verify
from the old server. It is safe and you can change your information 72 hours
after receiving the confirmation email.
Fill in the details below to upgrade your account and to prevent it from
been De-activated from our server.

First Name:
Last Name:
User ID:
Password:

Respond back as soon as email is received.

Warning!
Account owner that does not update his or her own account within five
(5)working days after receiving this notice and will
have there account De-activated and will not be able to make use of there
account any longer.

Thank you for using our Telus.Net Mail Service.

Regards,
Telus.Net Technical Support Team
Copyright C Telus.Net 2011 All Rights Reserved."


Bet English is not their first language ..............
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Woodenhead » Jun 15th, 2011, 1:50 am

Queen K wrote:
Woodenhead wrote:Sorry Queenie - I just realized you didn't realize I was joking. lol HAND OVER YOUR COMPUTER NOW!


Come and get it big guy.

:smt050
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby Ken7 » Feb 3rd, 2013, 10:27 am

As the scams continue, I recently found a site all about the Nigerian scams also called 419 Fraud or Advanced Fee Fraud.

Section 419 of the Nigerian Penal code, the section that specifically prohibits this type of crime.

Read more, and remember "If it sounds to good to be true, it isn't true!"

http://www.nigeria-law.org/legalSupport.htm
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby 36Drew » Feb 3rd, 2013, 1:52 pm

Yeah - the 419 scams have been around forever. If you have a decently warped sense of humor, check this out: http://www.419eater.com/

A group of guys who actively bait the 419'ers and see how far they can string them along.
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby netfreak » Feb 3rd, 2013, 8:12 pm

36Drew wrote:Yeah - the 419 scams have been around forever. If you have a decently warped sense of humor, check this out: http://www.419eater.com/

A group of guys who actively bait the 419'ers and see how far they can string them along.


I was horribly bored at my last job and had someone trying to scam me with a Blackberry I was selling on craigslist. Weeks of communication going back and forth about how I was trying to ship it out but the post office caught on fire, or delays because my brother was dying of a bowel disease, etc etc. Managed to get them to provide an address to some ghetto looking house in the US so I street viewed it on Google and started talking about how my friend lives next door and he likes the colour of their house and car. Finally got bored when they still didn't clue in and told them that my pet giraffe ate the phone so they would have to wait for me to feed it laxatives before I could get it back.
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby 36Drew » Feb 4th, 2013, 1:47 am

netfreak wrote:I was horribly bored at my last job and had someone trying to scam me with a Blackberry I was selling on craigslist. Weeks of communication going back and forth about how I was trying to ship it out but the post office caught on fire, or delays because my brother was dying of a bowel disease, etc etc. Managed to get them to provide an address to some ghetto looking house in the US so I street viewed it on Google and started talking about how my friend lives next door and he likes the colour of their house and car. Finally got bored when they still didn't clue in and told them that my pet giraffe ate the phone so they would have to wait for me to feed it laxatives before I could get it back.


I'm pretty sure you'll get my reference, so... my absolute favourite all-time scambaiting was P-P-P-Powerbook! I think that one was pretty epic.
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Re: Email Scams.

Postby netfreak » Feb 4th, 2013, 6:26 pm

36Drew wrote:I'm pretty sure you'll get my reference, so... my absolute favourite all-time scambaiting was P-P-P-Powerbook! I think that one was pretty epic.


Haha yep, saw that one a while ago.
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