Scammers and Phishers

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Free pulse oximeter

on Aug 15, 2018

I received this message in my “Filtered messages” folder on Facebook: Free pulse oximeter for my UK friends, ur best personal health monitor or carer. We will full refund after shipped by pp, so if you buy it , maybe you could receive ref...

Scam HMRC Phone Call

on Jul 27, 2018

I just received a phone call from 0161 818 7299.  It was a recorded message, claiming to be from HMRC.  Obviously it wasn’t.  It was a recorded message, not a person.  I was told that I should contact my solicitor and phone them back immedi...

Nice try sunshine.  I don’t have an account with EDF Energy and I’m a private household, so at most my bill would be a few hundred pounds.  Which is what this scammer is relying on.  They are hoping the person receiving this will panic...

What are you supposed to have submitted?  The scammer can’t be bothered to say.  S/he just hopes you will fall for the scam and click on their link – which will either take you to a page where you are asked to fill in your financial inf...

This very (un)convincing bit of ridiculous rubbish arrived in my inbox a couple of days ago.  Somehow I think I might regret asking what the writer meant by saying “you have been flog the dummy”. If you do happen to own bitcoin – p...

This scam warning was posted on a Facebook group that I belong to.  I have the poster’s permission to reproduce it here. Gumtree is a hotbed for scammers.  Anyone can post and anyone can answer.  Do some serious research before parting with...

(The web address on “click here” is http://www.excitingtweet.com/domain/yourdomain.com, which if you click on it takes you to http://maximdomains.com) This domain has not “recently become available”, it has never been registe...







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