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PayPal Email Virus
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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 (
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Steve Twining Note to seller
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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
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Canada Post Link Phishing Scam
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We received this from Kevin at Teksynergy on Feb 18, 2013.

DO NOT follow the links from your emails. Instead, open your web browser to the Canada Post website and manually key in the tracking number. This way you should not be affected by this scam. Also, please note the obvious spelling mistakes in the email. Please see email copy below:

Dear customer,

We attempted to deliver your item on Feb 18th, 2013 , 08:00 AM.
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping address, so this notification has been automatically sent.
You may arrange redelivery by visiting the nearest Canada Post office with the printed shipping inboice mentioned below.

If the package is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the sender.

TRACKING Number: RW273531235CA
Expected Delivery Date: Feb 18th, 2013
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent

To check on the delivery status of your mailing or arrange redelivery please visit the following URL:

To download the shipping invoice, visit the following link:

Thank you,
© 2013 Canada Post Corporation

*** This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply ***

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Titan Escrow Phishing Scam
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We received this email to our business. on December 3, 2012. Please be aware of who you get unsolicited email from.

Titan Escrow Group Inc. Scam

Here is another scam you all should be aware of. I got an email this morning offering me a job and I decided to do a little research on it before I replied. Turns out, many people have gotten this email and at least one person has been the victim of fraud. She handed over copies of her identification and the scammers used it.
Now, there is a legitimate company named Titan Escrow Group Inc., but they have nothing to do with this scam as far as we can tell. They are located in California and the “job offer” is for a Canadian office, which doesn’t exist.

Before you answer any email for a job offer, make sure that you check the email address. Emails were sent from and The fact that it was sent from a Hotmail account and not a company account is a dead giveaway. Someone named Olivia Wilson is also sending out these fake job offers.
Here’s what the original email looks like:

“Greetings from Titan Escrow Group Inc. !

Hirer: “Titan Escrow Group”
Titan Escrow Group is conventional escrow.
Our reputation as one of the world’s advanced escrow agents has been accrued by convinced group, which can provide your deals close accurately.

Job appointment: Receiving Clerk
Position area: Canada
Job information: $700/week for 20 hours/week.

Your responsibilities Will consist of:
– Check and keep reporting on incoming and outgoing shipments.
– Check receipt of shipments against bills of lading, invoices or other record.
– To keep the record of our Clients and Sellers
– Guide Clients

You should acquire the following skills:
– Self-starter
– Have good communication skills
– Have good organizational skills
– Basic computer skills Word, Excel/Social)

We’re looking forward to your answer. We’ll contact you as soon as possible.
“Titan Escrow Group” HR office”

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