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    Dear Clients,
    Lets discuss all kind of fake and phishing emails, websites, SMSes or any actions or companies which were trying to scam or take our money. This kind of topic might help for the new Internet users to avoid simple mistakes and do not lose own money.

    Example of Phishing Email:


    "Dear Client,

    The total satisfaction of our customers is extremely important to us.
    The security of your personal information is a periority at Fxegypt so we have a new security rule.
    You need to login to your account to register your Ip in our databases .

    THIS IS VERRY IMPORTANT FOR TRADERS COMPETITION (FIRST PLACE 1000 $)


    Please login here :



    ssl.beaverheadfinancial.com/_mem_pin/ formslogin.asp?source=fxegypt



    ******

    Account Manager

    [email protected]"

    As you see, phishers used real Manager's name in signature and have created similar e-mail adress that our company use. Be carefull, and always check the list of authorized e-mail adress on the website or check it with online support.
    This e-mail is phishing, do not follow any link mentioned in it.

    As soon as I will receive any phishing email like winning ticket for 1 million in a lottery or something like that I will post it here.
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    Here is the example of my favorite phoshing emails:


    Microsoft Award Team
    20 Craven Park, Harlesden London NW10 United Kingdom
    Ref: BTD/968/05
    Batch: 409978E

    [.]

    CONGRATULATION! CONGRATULATION!! CONGRATULATION!!!



    Dear. Sir/ Madam,



    The prestigious Microsoft and Aol has set out and successfully organised a Sweepstakes marking the year 2007 anniversary. Rolled out over £300,000,000.00 for our this year Anniversary Draws. Participants for the draws were randomly selected and drawn from a wide range of web hosts which we enjoy their patronage.

    The selection was made through a computer draw system attaching personalised email addresses to ticket numbers. Microsoft and AOL are now the largest Internet companies & in effort to make sure that Internet Explorer remains the most widely used program, Microsoft and AOL are running an e-mail beta test.

    Your email address have therefore been approved to claim a total sum of ( £1M) One million Pounds in cash credited to File KPC/9030108308/03.This is from a total cash prize of Three Hundred Million British Pounds ( £300,000,000.00) shared among the first 450 lucky winners in this category world-wide. Please note that your lucky winning number falls within our lottery booklet representative office in London as indicated in the play coupon. The draws registered as Draw number one was conducted in Brockley, London United Kingdom on the 23rd of July,2007.




    Please be informed by this winning notification to file your claims immediately.You are adviced to make contact to your referred agent who shall by duty guide you through the process to facilitate the release of your winning prize.


    For security reasons, you are advised to keep your winning information confidential till your claims are processed and your money remitted to you in whatever manner you deem fit to claim your prize.



    This is part of our precautionary measure to avoid double claiming and unwarranted abuse of this program by some unscrupulous elements.


    To file for your claim, please contact our Claiming Manager immediately.

    CONTACT PERSON: MR.JAMES HARRISON.
    Email: [email protected]
    Tel: + 44 703 189 8302
    Fax: + 44 870 478 1932

    We dedicate our special thanks & gratitude to Bill Gates and his associates.We wish you the best of luck as you spend your good fortune in this season.
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    I could make 100's of posts on this subject. My hotmail account has dozens of these kinds of things every day. So far I've "won" enough money in obscure lotteries that I could single handedly bail out the US housing market and end the sub prime woes in one click of a mouse.

    Someone must be gullible enough to send these people money or they wouldn't keep sending these scam emails.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RebateFX.com View Post
    I could make 100's of posts on this subject. My hotmail account has dozens of these kinds of things every day. So far I've "won" enough money in obscure lotteries that I could single handedly bail out the US housing market and end the sub prime woes in one click of a mouse.

    Someone must be gullible enough to send these people money or they wouldn't keep sending these scam emails.
    Some people do this mistake. This thread is created to help new internet users to avoid such phishing emails.
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    the easiest way to avoid fake and phising emails
    dont trust anything ,when u received a email for unknown person
    and dont put your email in web or forum.

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    Bwhahahahaha

    GHEZAGLI LAW FIRM (A) BHD
    GHEZAGLI LAW FIRM
    SOLICITORS AND ADVOCATE
    NO. 111, JALAN MERDEKA
    MALAKA, MALAYSIA.


    Dearest One,



    I am Ghezagli Abu, a barrister at law. A deceased client of mine, by name

    Mr. Charles John, who here in after shall be referred to as my client, died as the result of a heart-related condition in November 2004. His heart condition was due to the death of all the members of his family in the Gulf Air Flight Crashes in Persian Gulf Near Bahrain Aired August 23, 2000 - 2:50 p.m. ET as reportedon:http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIP.../23/bn.08.html

    I have contacted you to assist in distributing the money left behind by my client before it is confiscated or declared unserviceable by the bank where this deposit valued at $3.5million dollars is lodged.

    This bank has issued me a notice to contact the next of kin, or the account will be confiscated. My proposition to you is to seek your consent to present you as the next-of-kin and beneficiary of my late client , so that the proceeds of this account can be paid to you. Then we can share the amount on a mutually agreed-upon percentage.

    All legal documents to back up your claim as my client's next of kin will be secured gradually and forwarded to you. All I require is your honest cooperation to enable us see this transaction through. This will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law.

    If this business proposition offends your moral values, do accept my apology. Please contact me via my private email ([email protected]) once you indicate your interest.



    Regards,
    Barr Ghezagli Abu . M.ESQ.

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    i think this is really serious. many people could fall since most users think is an email from a respected company but what they dont know is scammers use program to change the sender of the email.

    i got it about 5 weeks ago.

    --------------------------------------------------------------
    To: Send an Instant Message "Yahoo! Winners" <[email protected]>
    Subject: YOU WON $500! Yahoo! Mail congratulates you!
    From: "Yahoo! Mail" <[email protected]> Add to Address BookAdd to Address Book Add Mobile Alert
    Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:32:52 +0200
    Yahoo! Delivers


    You won $500! Yahoo! Mail congratulates you!

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    YOU WON $500!

    Yahoo! Mail gives members random cash prizes. Today, your account has been selected as the one of 12 top winners accounts who will get cash prizes from us. Please click the link below and follow instructions on our web site. Your money will be paid directly to your e-gold, PayPal, StormPay or MoneyBookers account.

    Click here to get your prize:

    http://www.yahoo.com/members/prizes....R3&dx=28403945

    Sincerely,
    The Yahoo! Mail staff
    http://www.yahoo.com
    --------------------------------------------------------------

    what was on the site? red background, some blinking gifs about money, congratulation message and

    a form to select the service payment we were gonna be paid, name, confirmation of the mail we were advised about the prize.
    a confirmation section where we should add the the password of the account
    for "administration verification purposes".

    you know something? for more stupid that it sounds most of the people are gonna know instantly that is a scam, but as marketing works. some of those are gonna be inexperienced people who are gonna register and put the info to get the prize.

    advertising works by quantity of exposed people...
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    I ask the e-mail directly to Yahoo and was told that there was no such thing.
    the site was removed in less than 24 hours.
    --------------------------------------------------------------

    i recommend reading this to get some conscience about the dangers we are exposed on the internet : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing

    so take caarree!!!

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    Hahahahahaha!
    Those 2 are funny!
    P.S. today received one proposing to buy ****** with a discount
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    Quote Originally Posted by FX Open Manager View Post
    Hahahahahaha!
    Those 2 are funny!
    P.S. today received one proposing to buy ****** with a discount
    Only one? toothy9
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    Quote Originally Posted by RebateFX.com View Post
    Only one? toothy9
    A lot sm_rolleye
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    I get these too. Pretty funny.

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    Here's a new one that ought to make you chuckle

    HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL

    FROM: GEORGE WALKER BUSH
    DEAR SIR / MADAM,

    I AM GEORGE WALKER BUSH, SON OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF
    AMERICA GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, AND CURRENTLY SERVING AS PRESIDENT OF THE
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THIS LETTER MIGHT SURPRISE YOU BECAUSE WE HAVE NOT
    MET NEITHER IN PERSON NOR BY CORRESPONDENCE. I CAME TO KNOW OF YOU IN MY SEARCH
    FOR A RELIABLE AND REPUTABLE PERSON TO HANDLE A VERY CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS
    TRANSACTION, WHICH INVOLVES THE TRANSFER OF A HUGE SUM OF MONEY TO AN ACCOUNT
    REQUIRING MAXIMUM CONFIDENCE.

    I AM WRITING YOU IN ABSOLUTE CONFIDENCE PRIMARILY TO SEEK YOUR ASSISTANCE IN
    ACQUIRING OIL FUNDS THAT ARE PRESENTLY TRAPPED IN THE REPUBLIC OF IRAQ. MY
    PARTNERS AND I SOLICIT YOUR ASSISTANCE IN COMPLETING A TRANSACTION BEGUN BY MY
    FATHER, WHO HAS LONG BEEN ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN THE EXTRACTION OF PETROLEUM IN
    THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND BRAVELY SERVED HIS COUNTRY AS DIRECTOR OF THE
    UNITED STATES CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY.

    IN THE DECADE OF THE NINETEEN-EIGHTIES, MY FATHER, THEN VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE
    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SOUGHT TO WORK WITH THE GOOD OFFICES OF THE PRESIDENT
    OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRAQ TO REGAIN LOST OIL REVENUE SOURCES IN THE NEIGHBORING
    ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN. THIS UNSUCCESSFUL VENTURE WAS SOON FOLLOWED BY A
    FALLING OUT WITH HIS IRAQI PARTNER, WHO SOUGHT TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL OIL
    REVENUE SOURCES IN THE NEIGHBORING EMIRATE OF KUWAIT, A WHOLLY-OWNED
    U.S.-BRITISH SUBSIDIARY.

    MY FATHER RE-SECURED THE PETROLEUM ASSETS OF KUWAIT IN 1991 AT A COST OF
    SIXTY-ONE BILLION U.S. DOLLARS ($61,000,000,000). OUT OF THAT COST,
    THIRTY-SIX BILLION DOLLARS ($36,000,000,000) WERE SUPPLIED BY HIS PARTNERS IN
    THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA AND OTHER PERSIAN GULF MONARCHIES, AND SIXTEEN
    BILLION DOLLARS ($16,000,000,000) BY GERMAN AND JAPANESE PARTNERS.

    BUT MY FATHER'S FORMER IRAQI BUSINESS PARTNER REMAINED IN CONTROL OF THE
    REPUBLIC OF IRAQ AND ITS PETROLEUM RESERVES.

    MY FAMILY IS CALLING FOR YOUR URGENT ASSISTANCE IN FUNDING THE REMOVAL OF THE
    PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRAQ AND ACQUIRING THE PETROLEUM ASSETS OF HIS
    COUNTRY, AS COMPENSATION FOR THE COSTS OF REMOVING HIM FROM POWER.

    UNFORTUNATELY, OUR PARTNERS FROM 1991 ARE NOT WILLING TO SHOULDER THE BURDEN OF
    THIS NEW VENTURE, WHICH IN ITS UPCOMING PHASE MAY COST THE SUM OF 100 BILLION
    TO 200 BILLION DOLLARS ($100,000,000,000 - $200,000,000,000), BOTH IN THE
    INITIAL ACQUISITION AND IN LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT.

    WITHOUT THE FUNDS FROM OUR 1991 PARTNERS, WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO ACQUIRE THE
    OIL REVENUE TRAPPED WITHIN IRAQ. THAT IS WHY MY FAMILY AND OUR COLLEAGUES ARE
    URGENTLY SEEKING YOUR GRACIOUS ASSISTANCE. OUR DISTINGUISHED COLLEAGUES IN THIS
    BUSINESS TRANSACTION INCLUDE THE SITTING VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF
    AMERICA, RICHARD CHENEY, WHO IS AN ORIGINAL PARTNER IN THE IRAQ VENTURE AND
    FORMER HEAD OF THE ALLIBURTON OIL COMPANY, AND CONDOLEEZA RICE, WHOSE
    PROFESSIONAL DEDICATION TO THE VENTURE WAS DEMONSTRATED IN THE NAMING OF A
    CHEVRON OIL TANKER AFTER HER.

    I WOULD BESEECH YOU TO TRANSFER A SUM EQUALING TEN TO TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT
    (10-25 &#37 OF YOUR YEARLY INCOME TO OUR ACCOUNT TO AID IN THIS IMPORTANT
    VENTURE. THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WILL
    FUNCTION AS OUR TRUSTED INTERMEDIARY. I PROPOSE THAT YOU MAKE THIS TRANSFER
    BEFORE THE FIFTEENTH (15TH) OF THE MONTH OF APRIL.


    I KNOW THAT A TRANSACTION OF THIS MAGNITUDE WOULD MAKE ANYONE APPREHENSIVE AND
    WORRIED. BUT I AM ASSURING YOU THAT ALL WILL BE WELL AT THE END OF THE DAY. A
    BOLD STEP TAKEN SHALL NOT BE REGRETTED, I ASSURE YOU. PLEASE DO BE INFORMED
    THAT THIS BUSINESS TRANSACTION IS 100% LEGAL. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO CO-OPERATE
    IN THIS TRANSACTION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR INTERMEDIARY REPRESENTATIVES TO FURTHER
    DISCUSS THE MATTER.

    I PRAY THAT YOU UNDERSTAND OUR PLIGHT. MY FAMILY AND OUR COLLEAGUES WILL BE
    FOREVER GRATEFUL. PLEASE REPLY IN STRICT CONFIDENCE TO THE CONTACT NUMBERS
    BELOW.

    SINCERELY WITH WARM REGARDS,
    GEORGE WALKER BUSH
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    Here is a new one:


    Dear Friend,
    My name is Mrs. Kate Sul, widow to late Mr Sul Kurt, former owner of PETROLEUM AND GAS company here in dubai. I am 68 years old, suffering from long time cancer of the breast. From all indications my
    condition is really deteriorating and it's quite obvious that I won't live more than 2 months according to my doctors.This is because the cancer
    stage has gotten to a very bad stage.

    I dont want your pity but i need your trust. My late husband died early last year from heart attack, and during the period of our marriage we couldn't produce any child. My late husband was very wealthy and after his death, i inherited all his business and wealth.The doctor has advised me that I will not live for more than 2 months, so I have now decided to spread all my wealth, to contribute mainly to the development of charity in Africa, America, Asia and Europe.

    I am sorry if you are embarrased by my mail. i found your e-mail address in the web directory,and i have decided to contact you, but if for any reason you find this mail offensive, you can ignore it and please accept my appology. Before my late husband died he was a major oil tycoon, in kuwait and deposited the sum of 7.5 million dollars (Seven million, five hundred thousand dollars) in a company in europe some years ago, thats all i have left now, i need you to collect this funds and disseminate it to charity organisations.

    So that when i die my soul can rest in peace.the funds will be entirely in hand and management. I hope God gives you the wisdom, knowledge and understanding to touch very many lives, that is my main concern. 20&#37; of this money will be for your time and effort, while 80% goes to charities. Please do reply to this E-mail address, [email protected] anticipating your swift response.

    God bless you.
    Mrs Kate Sul
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