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A sneaky Paypal scam – which amounts to total identify theft.  They even ask for a photo of yourself and your ID card – see below.  If you think you have accidentally given your bank details to these scammers, contact your bank immediat...

This sounds like a scam that usually happens in the US.  This is the first time I’ve heard of it happening in the UK. A Facebook friend posted this and has given me permission to add it here. Anyone else received a scam call from 01273 917063?

I have Lyme Disease so belong to several support groups on Facebook. The millionnaire John Caudwell has done a lot of work recently with raising awareness of Lyme Disease and associated co-infections.  You can read about his work on the website. His...

While I’m on the subject of people impersonating John Caudwell (see previous post), this is directly copied and pasted from his genuine Facebook account. My online, alter ego, has replied expressing interest.  So I will let you know what the s...

This sneaky little email is designed to make you panic and click “here” as instructed to cancel the order. If you click you are taken to a web address that is NOT the apple website. (I won’t add it here as I suspect the scammer has...

Online Tax Refund

on Oct 31, 2017

This DOES NOT come from the Inland Revenue.  They will NEVER email you and tell you about a refund.  To find if you are due for a refund you must log in to your online account and request it from there. DO NOT fill in this form – which is ide...


on Oct 28, 2017

I haven’t seen this scam for a while.  No-one can register an internet keyword – they are just the words or phrases that search engines use to find your website – and depend entirely on what people searching for your site enter as...

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