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: mbhutten@yahoo.com. 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: mbhutten@gmail.com 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.

25.4.13

Gmail Scam

Dear Member,

Due to the congestion of all users of e-mail and removal of all unused addresses, service addresses e-mail will have to close your address so you should confirm your address e-mail by filling in your login information below to confirm that you always use your email.

CONFIRMATION OF YOUR E-MAIL:

First and Middle Name :.......................................................................................

Last Name: ........................................................................................................

Date of Birth :.....................................................................................................

E-mail :..............................................................................................................

Password :.........................................................................................................

Answer to secret question :..................................................................................

Telephone N°:.....................................................................................................

Sex :.................................................................................................................

Country / Territory :.............................................................................................

Occupation :......................................................................................................


This information will be used to provide you personalized access.

If the form isn't completely filled you will see your account permanently suspended within 48 hours 
for reasons of safety, please submit the requested information.

Thank you for your understanding.

9.4.13

Yahoo! Mail - Scam

Yahoo! Mail

Dear User,
We detected a login attempt with valid password to your Yahoo! account from an unrecognised device on Monday, Apr 8, 2013 6:49 AM CST (Thialand).

Location: China (IP=59.47.124.3)

Note: The location is based on information from your Internet service or wireless provider.

Was this you? Please protect your accont here

David McDowell
Sr. Director of Product Management
Yahoo! Mail
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