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Sent: 13 December 2012 16:26 To: [redacted] Subject: RE: Rooms Booking cost Hello , Thanks for email and confirming that you have availability for reservation. I want to have the grand total cost for reservation – I also want you … Continue reading

Dear CEO, We are the domain name registration organization in Asia, which mainly deal with international company’s in Asia. We have something important need to confirm with your company. On the March 21, 2010 we received a formal application from … Continue reading

I am Halimah from Syria. My late father is Asaad Altinkaynak was an oil merchant dealing with many oversea companies here before this revolution. You are aware that recently, our country going through revolution that has caused a lot of … Continue reading

From: HMRC Tax Credit Office Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 22:53:17 Reply-To: Subject: Tax Refund Notification – 2012 RECALCULATION OF YOUR TAX REFUND HMRC 2009-2013 LOCAL OFFICE No. 3819 TAX CREDIT OFFICER: Lynsey Dare TAX REFUND ID NUMBER: 029901295 REFUND … Continue reading

Attention , We have concluded to effect your payment of $1.7Million, through western union, but the maximum amount you will be receiving each day starting from tomorrow is $4,500.00 daily until the funds is completely transferred. Kindly Contact Western union … Continue reading

Internauts are suggested to neglect opening files attached to doubtful-looking scam e-mail that seems to be coming from Delta Airlines, said softpedia.com on March 6, 2013. Link to article

Bogus airline emails are something to watch out for, along with those supposedly from banks and courier companies. Link to article

Internet scams have been around for as long as the internet itself, and sadly, millions have been taken in by them. Link to article

In a down economy with rising gas prices, many can’t afford to take vacations that involve air travel. For that reason, many residents of the United States were pleasantly surprised when they received a letter from US Airlines offering two … Continue reading

Most of us use our computers every day, whether for work, to socialize or to get our daily dose of news from around the world. Yet with increased computer use there is the increased risk of being scammed by computer … Continue reading

from: service@paypal.co.uk Subject: Errors Were Detected On Your Account (fix now) Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 05:04:16 -0500 Reply-To: Dear Valued Customer, PayPal security team is sending you this notification message because we seem to be having errors in the … Continue reading

These job postings are an attempt to lure you into cashing counterfeit checks and have you wire funds via Western Union or MoneyGram. Essentially You Become A Money or RePackage Mule. Link to article

From: richard furneaux [mailto:farmscrum@yahoo.co.uk] Sent: 15 January 2013 08:55 To: undisclosedrecipients Subject: Mugging at the hotel I’m writing this with tears in my eyes My Family and I traveled on a trip to Manila Philippines Unfortunately we were mugged at … Continue reading

You have your own website and one day receive a call or an e-mail from a domain name registrar company. They say that somebody is trying to register a domain that is exactly like yours, but instead ends in “.org” … Continue reading

Dear Beneficiary, Let me first introduce my self well to you, I am Rev.Dr.Kelvin Branco Director of security personnel’s with the World-Wide Organization in conjunction with the United Nation , International Monitory Fund , European Union ,World Banking Association e.t.c. … Continue reading

We have a theory that the day after someone first thought up using email to scam consumers, the first airline phishing email went out. Phishing, of course, is giving the appearance that an email, with its wonderful offers, came from … Continue reading

Dear Manager, (If you are not the person who is in charge of this, please forward this to your CEO,Thanks) This email is from China domain name registration center, which mainly deal with the domain name registration and dispute internationally … Continue reading

Members of the public are receiving emails claiming to be from a Richard Waight representing the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and the National Fraud Reporting Centre. These emails are a scam intended to con you out of your money … Continue reading

UK Payments warns of fake email 02 October 2012 We are aware that an email is circulating with the content below. The email is a scam. The email was not sent by UK Payments or any of its associated companies. … Continue reading

Can you circulate this around especially as Xmas is fast approaching – it has been confirmed by Royal Mail. The Trading Standards Office are making people aware of the following scam: A card is posted through your door from a … Continue reading