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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Manchester MoneyGram and Western Union Scam Victims

Crimestoppers are running a campaign to raise awareness of MoneyGram and Western Union scams.  They will be launching in Manchester in September and are looking for anyone who might have fallen victim of one of these scams. Do you live in or near Manchester?  And have you or a friend or relative been the victim ...
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Warning! ID: you@youremail.com – Account Closure!

I love this one.  It’s given me the best laugh in ages on behalf of a scammer.  This idiot has included links to a make-money-quick website (*** warning – there is no such thing as a get-rich-quick scheme online).  The website that is linked to contains this wonderful warning  “anyone caught copying our website, or ...
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Business Directory – World Wide

30 June – update.  There is no directory.  My online alter-ego emailed to express interest.  You aren’t being charge the exhorbitant sum of $450 to be entered into a directory that no-one will ever see.  No.  This is what the scammer claims to be offering: “We are providing email marketing services for all over UAE ...
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Hello

This scammer has no idea what your surname is.  He or she is just hoping you will contact them – and then they will start asking you to send them money. How are you today? I am Mrs Isabella, I am regional manager here in Dakar, Senegal. I am writing this letter to you because ...
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Hello

This scammer has no idea what my surname is, nor does he or she know what your surname is.  S/he is hoping, though, that you will believe this ridiculous story and start sending money. How are you today? I am Mrs Isabella, I am regional manager here in Dakar, Senegal. I am writing this letter ...
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I NEED A REPLY FROM YOU.

This scammer claims to be a dishonest bank official.  Would you trust a dishonest bank official who claims to be stealing millions of pounds from his bank?  Probably not. Ignore this scammer – whose only aim is to take your money. Dear Friend, On the 28th of October 2009 a gang of Taliban attacked and ...
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URGENT FROM DR.MARK JOHN

Dr Mark John seems to think I will it will “a surprise” to find that a scammer claiming to be in Nigeria wants to send me millions of dollars.  I have news for him (whoever s/he is).  It isn’t a surprise.  I receive scam emails every day. Just ignore him, he’s only after your money. ...
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