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.

What To Do If You Have Been Scammed

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Email: with a description of how the scam worked (i.e., what happened exactly), and we will try to (a) locate the scam artist(s), (b) work with law enforcement to expedite prosecution, and (c) help you get some - or all - of your money back.


Another SMS Scam: BBC Lotto

To whom it may concern ,
Yesterday evening I had received a tex message  As read:

You have won 1,000.00 in BBC Lotto with winning number 061015324249 Send Name and Mobil Number to And Tel:+447035913760

I had rang the number and was told that I needed to send my email address and Mobil number but I had won this money, I have a bad feeling that this is a scam, could you please confirm
Kind regard

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