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

Have you lost money due to a scam?

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 Scam: from PayPal [email:]

Your credit card information has been changed.

On November 14, 2011, your credit card has been removed from your PayPal account.

You are receiving this email notification because this email address is listed as the administrative contact email for your PayPal account. If you belive this is an error, click the link below, log in to your PayPal account and follow the instructions.

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. 



PayPal Email ID PI8013


Anonymous said...

I received the heading for this scam twice today, only the heading, no further information. At first I thought it could be genuine since I recently changed my credit card details with PayPal, but then I had second thoughts. I was about to reply asking for an explanation/further details, but I won't bother now.

Anonymous said...

I also recieved two emails exactly as you say.
I had intereacted with paypal just prior to download transaction history...would you say its Browser spyware?