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More email scams

Discussion in 'Technical' started by melbo, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    There is a Nigerian Scam that is posing as the FBI Director. Don't answer that one.

    and this one I have gotten about 4 times from different Cos. If you open the zip or pdf, I bet you have problems. Not a bad ploy. "WTF? She ordered what?"

    Dear Customer,

    Thank you for ordering from our internet shop. If you paid with a credit card, the charge on your statement will be from name of our shop.

    This email is to confirm the receipt of your order. Please do not reply as this email was sent from our automated confirmation system.

    Date : 08 Oct 2006 - 12:40
    Order ID : 37679041

    Payment by Credit card

    Product : Quantity : Price
    WJM-PSP - Sony VAIO SZ370 C2D T7200 : 1 : 2,449.99

    Subtotal : 2,449.99
    Shipping : 32.88
    TOTAL : 2,482.87

    Your Order Summary located in the attachment file ( self-extracting archive with "37679041.pdf" file ).

    PDF (Portable Document Format) files are created by Adobe Acrobat software and can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    If you do not already have this viewer configured on a local drive, you may download it for free from Adobe's Web site.

    We will ship your order from the warehouse nearest to you that has your items in stock (NY, TN, UT & CA). We strive to ship all orders the same day, but please allow 24hrs for processing.

    You will receive another email with tracking information soon.

    We hope you enjoy your order! Thank you for shopping with us!
  2. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Within the past few weeks, I've gotten a few of those also.

    I have people say "didn't you get my email?" Truth is, I probably didn't recognize the name so I deleted it without even looking.
  3. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    I avoid a lot of this by using one email account for checking offers and such garbage. I use another for my friends only. No ads, offers or anything gets through that one as I don't use it for anything other than basic email. 'I don't like spam!' :D
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