Attention – Important notification!

By the time I tried to click on the link in this email the website had been removed so I can’t tell you what it contained.  I’m guessing that it asked for details of your bank account, or that it contained some kind of trojan or worm.  Just delete the email. FEDERAL RESERVE BANK Important: ...
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**AWARD NOTICE**

There was no europw lottery and that website doesn’t exist.  You haven’t won anything.  Nina “Frijters” is trying to do just what her name suggests (in English) – frighten you.  She wants to charge you lots of fees for your non-existent win. Just delete the email and don’t reply. EURO-PW LOTTERY v7.0, WEBSITE: www.europw.com POSTBUS ...
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From; Madam Mary Amy

A reader sent me this load of inventive rubbish.  Usual story, “Madam” Mary Amy is a widow and rich and she wants you to help her invest millions.   She’s also a scammer and a liar.  Oh yes – and she isn’t a widow and she isn’t rich – not yet anyway.  She hopes to ...
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Inheritance

“Attorney” Bernard Barker is a liar and a scammer.  Why do you suppose a genuine lawyer would send random emails to anyone, anywhere in the world offering to send them millions of dollars???  It wouldn’t happen, would it?   Mr Barker wants to take money from you by charging you fees.  Just delete the email ...
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Serial Number : 042/02X0192

What a load of old rubbish.  There was no draw and you haven’t won anything.  Just delete the email and don’t reply. Euromillions Online Promotion REFERENCE NUMBER: Ref: UK/9420X2/68 TICKET NUMBER: 56475600545 188. Serial Number : 042/02X0192                             OFFICIAL WINNING NOTIFICATION.      We are pleased to inform you of the released results of the Euromillions ...
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Money

The reader who sent me this scam, commented that the Rev Muse sounds like a love sick puppy.  Please don’t fall for this scam.  You will be sent a false cheque for $10k.  As soon as you have deposited it and sent $10k to the scammer, the original cheque will be withdrawn and you will ...
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VERY URGENT ; PLEASE READ DON'T DELETE

Yes – you know the story of this one.  Mrs Fernandez is a widow, she doesn’t have any childre, she’s rich and she’s dying – and she just wants to give all her money to you.  What a lot of  (insert four letter word of your choice).  She’s a scammer, she’s not dying and if ...
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Good Day 2

A A Flockhart writes to tell me s/he is the “Chief Executive Officer” of the HSBC.  Strangely enough this was sent by mgochber@kent.edu.  Kent University’s website tells me it “is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 77 public research universities”.  Maybe M Gochber is undertaking research on phishing? Sadly Kent joins the growing ...
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A A Flockhart 1

About half an hour before I received this email, I received another one from “AA Flockhart” telling me he was a chief executive officer with HSBC.  Do you suppose they sacked him and he was offered another job by the Hang Seng Bank in the meantime??  No.  Neither do I.  He’s just a scammer.  A ...
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Work from home

Ms Deweney doesn’t want a payment officer.  She wants a victim to con.  She doesn’t want you to handle money, she wants to take money from you.  To see how the scam works, read the third comment on this page http://www.keepsafeonthenet.co.uk/2009/01/23/482/ Delete the email and don’t reply. Name: Ms. Katrina Deweney From: ( China Abrasives Import ...
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