Viewing posts from: March 2013
Fed-Ex Scam
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We received this from one of our followers Carol.

4608-04347953 Monday, 4 March 2013, 10:22 AM

Your parcel has arrived at March 11.Courier was unable to deliver the parcel to you at 11 March 06:33 PM.

To receive your parcel, please, print this receipt and go to the nearest office.

Print Receipt

Best Regards, The FedEx Team.

Below is the response she got from Fed-Ex.

From: Subject: Re: FW: Order Information Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:44:45 -0400

This is an auto-response, please do not reply.

Thank you for contacting The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC). Your e-mail has been received. Due to the high volume of e-mails, you will not receive a reply.

If you are a victim of identity fraud, have lost money, not received goods or services, are in the process of sending money or have a question or concern, please contact our toll free number 1-888-495-8501 and speak to a representative. Due to high call volume, you may experience an excessive wait time.

Please be aware that the CAFC is a central repository for fraud data. Our Criminal Intelligence Analysis Unit provides support to law enforcement agencies by analyzing fraud data submitted to the CAFC. We strongly recommend that consumers also report all fraud related matters to their local police agency.

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre advises consumers not to open unsolicited emails or when the sender is unknown. Spam usually means scam. Just delete them!

For more information, please do not hesitate to visit our website:

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Scotiabank Email Phishing Scam
E-Mail PhishingLeave a comment

This email came into our offices today.  Please read below and DELETE this email if you receive it.

HSBC logo The world’s local bank

Important Information

As a bank we are used to thinking about security. At HSBC Qatar, we use industry
standard security technology and

practices, focusing on three key areas : PRIVACY, TECHNOLOGY and IDENTIFICATON to safeguard your account from any

unauthorised access.
Our Technical services Department are carrying out a planned software upgrade for the maximum convenience of the users of our online-services.
Please click on LOG ON TO INTERNET BANKING below to update your
account security as soon as possible.

This link is:       DO NOT FOLLOW this link.  Simply delete the email.  We have contacted Scotiabank and are now aware if this email and are currently dealing with the issue.
Thank You,
Customer Advisory HSBC QATAR

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PayPal Email Virus
E-Mail PhishingLeave a comment

We received this email to our location today. DO NOT follow the links, they are fraudulent and will collect personal data. If you know you did not purchase anything from PayPal, delete the email, if you have a PayPal account, manually type in the link address. SEE BELOW:

Subject: Receipt for your PayPal payment to Steve Twining

PayPal logo Feb 18, 2013 10:54:32 PDT
Transaction ID: I2R753C051FP1UEDK

You sent a payment of $149.49 USD to Steve Twining (
Thanks for using PayPal. To see all the transaction details, log in to your PayPal account.

It may take a few moments for this transaction to appear in your account.
Steve Twining Note to seller
You haven’t included a note.
Shipping address – unconfirmed
42351 HWY 39 E
SAINT JOSEPH, AK 48832-1000
United States
Shipping details
USPS Priority Mail
Description Unit price Qty Amount
Casio Men’s MRW078H-5BV Sport Analog Dive Watch
Item# 304396468563 $149.49 USD 1 $149.49 USD

Shipping and handling $0.00 USD
Insurance – not offered —-
Total $149.49 USD
Payment $149.49 USD
Charge will appear on your credit card statement as PAYPAL Steve Twining
Payment sent to
Issues with this transaction?
You have 45 days from the date of the transaction to open a dispute in the Resolution Center.

Questions? Go to the Help Center at:

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and click Help in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

To receive email notifications in plain text instead of HTML, log in to your PayPal account, go to your Profile, and click Notifications.

PayPal Email ID PP503

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