Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. Please forward any scams you receive to Mark Hutten: They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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Another Internet Scam: From Mr. Hong Kim Wong

Good Day,

I found your email address in address Directory on the web and decided to contact you for your help. I am Mr. Hong Kim Wong, I am a retired provincial head of customs administration in China . I currently own and manage an import/ export company; I am married with three children. I have a confidential business proposal for you but I am not sure this is the best medium to transmit my proposal I was educated in the west and understand that this is an un-usual approach to doing business but please give me your consent to send my proposal and we can take things further.To indicate your interest or request more details, please contact me by e-mail:

Kind Regard,
Mr. Hong Kim Wong.

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