Important Reminder:Secure Your Savings With HSBC

The HSBC write to tell me they are used to thinking about security.  Because of this they have decided to introduce secure transactions.  Wouldn’t you think a major bank like the HSBC would already be using secure transactions?  They are, of course.  This is just a scam.  If I point my mouse at the link ...
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Accommodation Inquiry 1

Another phishy tale from the hotel world.  If you’ve been following this site, or spam-and-phishing.blogspot.com, you’ll know there is a whole world of phishing reserved for hotel owners. This one is a request for a booking for four couples, who each want to stay for 14 nights. My cyberfriend Annie has replied and I’ll let you know what ...
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Spybot 2009 2

There is NO SUCH THING as Spybot 2009.  This is a nasty piece of spyware.  If you install it on your computer you will be plagued with pop-ups.  Delete this email and don’t click on any links. The Best privacy protection on the Net. Get immediate access and protect yourself with Spybot 2009.Detect, remove and ...
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YEAR 2008 EMAIL PRIZE AWARDS 1

It’s those nice people from the Ningbo Aole electrical applican co – again.  They want to send me a shiny new BMW and $485k.  All I have to do is display their logo in my lovely new car.  And they’re such nice people.  They tell me the reason they are sending out scam phishing emails, ...
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Xmas Notification

Lucky me – I’ve won the National Lottery.  Problem is – have I won £1m or £100m??  Maybe I can choose?  Of course, there’s only one way to win the UK National Lottery and that is to buy a ticket.  You haven’t won anything and neither have I.  Just delete the email and don’t reply.  ...
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Secure Message from Alliance & Liecester 1

It’s the Alliance and Leicester.  All I have to do is click the link, give the scammers my account details and hey presto – bye bye money. It’s a scam, of course, so just delete it.  Don’t click on the link, especially if you are an A&L customer. Dear Valued Customer, You have a new ...
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INVESTMENT IN YOUR COUNTRY/COMPANY

Mrs Mezimba wants my “estemmed” help for a proposition of mutual “enefit”.  She’s got a stack of cash to giveaway and tells me to contact her son.  She doesn’t tell me who her son is or how I should contact him.  Ok – I guess some scammers are just better at it than others.  Mr ...
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FINAL NOFICATION

Oooh, lucky me.  I’ve won £500 grand from Microsoft in a random draw.  Sound likely?  No, you’re right, probably not.  And it’s only 500 grand.  I expect at least a few million these days.  Not that I’m high maintenance you understand, or greedy. It’s balderdash and piffle (bet you’ve not heard that one before) – ...
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Important Reminder! Secure Your Savings With Cahoot

Now there’s a funny thing.  Cahoot Bank are having the same difficulties as HSBC.  They’ve also limited access to my account until I give the scammers all my log on details. On yer bike mate. Just delete the email.  The link the Log In button points to is bigfriend.net – nothing to do with Cahoot ...
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e-Banking Service: Restore your online banking access.

This scammer writes to tell me that the HSBC have restricted access to my account because of unauthorised use.  Obviously this is a cause of concern to the scammers.  If access has been restricted how will they get their sticky hands on my cash?  They’ve got the answer though.  All I have to do is ...
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