Scammers and Phishers

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ICQ Romance Scammer

on Apr 2, 2021

A reader contacted me to tell me his story of meeting a scammer on ICQ.  He realised she wasn't genuine when she asked him for money.

A reader, who I think might be from Eastern Europe, emailed to tell me his experience of being contacted by romance scammers on a pen pal website. This is what he said:...

This romance scam took me by surprise. It's more serious than most of the ones I've personally been involved with here on Keep Safe On The Net. But it matches the experience of many of my readers over the years - readers who have been taken in by t...

My sister just forwarded me this email:...

A friend recently turned 70 and had to renew his driving licence.  It’s a legal requirement in the UK.  So he turned to the internet and found a site that wanted to charge him for the renewal. It didn’t take him long to realise that he...

UK Uniform Tax Rebate

on Feb 2, 2021

A friend received this email asking if she was eligible to claim a Uniform Tax Relief. That's a tax rebate you can claim in the UK if you wear a uniform to work and have to clean and maintain it yourself.

A hacked account posted a message in one of the groups I belong to. It said: “Sehr wichtige Informationen zum Teilen Es dauert einige Minuten kostbarer Zeit  Ich möchte heute um 09.56 Uhr nur einen schweren Unfall melden. Tritt Facebook bei,...







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