Final payment request 1

This is similar to the US scam where someone phones you and tells you that someone is on their way to your house to arrest you, but you can stop them coming if you immediately pay thousands of dollars to the scammer.  The scammer then demands payment via an anonymous third party system such as ...
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Your ticket for just 2€

Your ticket for just 2€
This sneaky little email claims to come from “Easyjet”.  (It has nothing whatsover to do with Easyjet) You can enter any email address you can make up and it will tell  you that you have been selected.  It then asks for your credit card details. DO NOT hand over you card details.  There are no ...
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“Free Trials” of health products

Some wise words from the BBC, warning about “free trials” of health products, weight loss products etc. Be very careful about what you are agreeing to.  Read ALL of the Ts & Cs before handing over your credit card details, you could unwittingly be setting up a recurring payment to a company whose details you ...
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Prezado(a) cliente admin@xxxxxxxxx.com – COMUNICADO IMPORTANTE / Protocolo: 271526

My grasp of Portuguese is slim, but Google translate tells me this is the usual bank scam claiming your account has been locked.  Complete with a few random characters in the text to help you feel this is a legitimate email – not. NEVER click on a link in a bank email, even if you ...
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ATM CARD PAYMENT NOTIFICATION $23,300,000.00 (BOA/FBI/FCC/MG)

So kind of the president of Nigeria to offer to send me $23m because he’s found my email address.  Obviously that’s the kind of money that you tell someone about in a random email and simply send them if they happen to reply. Of course, you’d use your “private” generic gmail/yahoo/aol/hotmail address to notify the ...
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doctordogood69

This “powerful man” has a truly inspiring name – none other than doctordogood69.  I wonder how long it took this scammer to come up with such a convincing name.  About as long as it took them to post this ridiculous scam as a comment on this site.   hello my name is Sophia David.from uk.i ...
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Henryclinton007 Loan Scammer

How many “legitimate Money Lenders” do you know who have the funds to lend up to $20million, who use a generic gmail, yahoo, hotmail etc email address and don’t even have a website?  How many will lend you that kind of money without doing full background checks to ensure you are credit worthy?  None? Endless ...
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Tagged International Promotions

You may (or may not!) be surprised at how many scammers come to this site and leave their scam emails as comments.  Obviously I’m going to publish them – as scams.  So here is the first of a group that have been left recently. Clearly this scammer isn’t bothered about who the “Dear Winner” is.  ...
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Scam “BT” phone call from 0203 592 7411

A client of mine was phoned a few days ago by someone claimed to be phoning from BT.  She was asked if she was using her computer between midnight and 4am.  (They assume that most people will be asleep at that time).  When she said she wasn’t using the computer, she was told that her ...
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HMRC Telephone Scam

My neighbour has just come to tell me that she received an HMRC scam telephone call about half an hour ago.  The number displayed on her phone was 0161 375 1755.  It was an automated phone call where she was told that the HMRC were going to take a law suit against her and take ...
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