Zoom Meeting Invitation: How The Scam Works One of these days, you may receive an email that looks like you have been invited to a Zoom meeting. The invitation seems very official and slightly bears Zoom’s branding and style. The email going around looks like this – see screenshot below: Let’s take a … Fake Zoom Meeting Invite Read More »
The most common form of electronic communication is also one of the most common avenues for scammers as email scams have been running for decades.
Some refer to the pop culture, contests, pandemic-related information, and surveys, promising free money for vital information. That’s one of the oldest phishing scams.
The email scams often lead to identity theft. The good news is, here is how to remove your personal information from the Internet.
Email Scams: List Below
Email scams have gotten even more sophisticated, including Amazon scam email messages that really appear to be from the Amazon website. Here is how you can detect and block any harmful website on the Internet.
Apple ID email scams are common as well, with the millions of users of iPhones and other Apple products across the globe.
New email scams are arising every day, so keep your eyes open and watch this space to learn about them as they develop. See below:
Backlink Law Firm: How The Scam Works Did you receive an email from a ‘lawyer’ called Linda Harris from a law firm supposedly called Davis Robbins? You are not alone. You may be the victims of the Backlink Scam, or the DMCA Copyright Infringement scare. Let’s dive in to see how it works. Most Search … Law Firm Copyright Email Read More »
TV Licensing Cancel Scam: How It Works If you live in the United Kingdom, there is an email going around today that are pretending to be sent from TV Licensing. It may also come as a text message. They announce that the company has cancelled your license as they were unauthorized to process your … TV Licensing Email Read More »
We are living in a world that can have many different drawbacks that change our lives forever. Many people fall for various con artists and scammers, the most common of which operate through the inheritance scams that made thousands lose their money. In this article, we will share some information with you regarding these scams. … Why Inheritance Scams Are Still Happening Read More »
OurTime Subscription Purchase Scam: How It Works OurTime.com is an online dating website that caters to people over 50. The platform seems to be doing a decent job connecting its members – despite some complaints – and has over 7 million users per month. While OurTime’s services are appreciated more or less, scammers also joined … OurTime.com Subscription Email Read More »
Undelivered Email Scam: How It Works Beware of a new-old email scam that is going around this week: the Undelivered Email. How does it work? Your inbox shows you a list of undeliverable emails that you’ve apparently received. Here is how the scam works, so you can avoid it. Recipients are prompted to decide … Undelivered Email Read More »
BMW Lottery Winning Scam: How It Works Thousands of people around the world have been receiving these days an email apparently coming from the BMW headquarters. It informs the potential victims about a BMW lottery winning and congratulates the recipients about the award: a brand new car and cash on the side. The sender uses … BMW Lottery Winning Notification Read More »
GoDaddy Account Verification Scam: How It Works If you are the owner of a website hosted by GoDaddy, watch out for the latest scam, the GoDaddy Account Verification Email. The scam has been making a lot of victims out there precisely because it resembles the messages that the official GoDaddy Support Team sends out … GoDaddy Account Verification Email Read More »
Stripe Payment Scam: How It Works The financial transactions done online have become quite a routine for everyone in the last few years. Now you can buy, sell and send money through several mobile applications or other effective software. Stripe is one of them. It is a great online payment processing tool for internet businesses … New Stripe Payment Scam Copies PayPal Notification Email Read More »
Walmart Email Gift Card: How It Works (with video below) Wouldn’t it be nice if Walmart would send us a random $500 gift card occasionally? Oh, wait, did you just get one? It looks legitimate too, right? Sorry to burst your bubble but you might be victim of the latest scam, involving the giant retailer’s … Walmart Email Gift Card Read More »
Netflix Credit Card Fraud: How It Works You get an email from Netflix. The real Netflix. It says your account is on hold – an authentic notice, too! You are asked to update your credit card number on Netflix’s financial page. The real one, as well. Where is the scam? If you have a Gmail … Got Netflix and a Gmail Address? Here’s a Scam Email Coming From the REAL Netflix Read More »
Yahoo Email Hacked Scam: How It Works Beware of a new scam going around this week referencing the billions of Yahoo email accounts that have been hacked in the past. The scam comes as a fake press release sent via email and claims the fact that CNN and FOX News have confirmed the issues. … Yahoo Email Hacked: Press Release Read More »
Netflix Membership Scam: How It Works It has been discovered that a program is being added to various suspicious websites, coaxing individuals like you to log in, sign up for, or even canceling the Netflix membership. Once you do it, you are led to believe that you are in Netflixland, while the program delivers ransomware … Netflix Membership: Log In, Sign Up, or Cancel Your Account Read More »
Donation in Your Name Scam: How It Works (with video below) There is no week for us without receiving messages from readers, letting us know about a donation-related scam that’s been going around and having the same traits as an old age scheme. Since it keeps happening we publish it with all its variations, just … Donation In Your Name Email Read More »
How the scam works: Beware of an email coming from criminals impersonating the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). It asks recipients to keep their account according to the national anti-laundering regulations. The message lures the victims into believing that they need to confirm their identity in order to avoid suspicious anti-laundering activity showing on … CIBC Anti-Laundering Email Read More »
How the scam works: (with video below) You receive a message – usually by e-mail, but sometimes via regular mail or social media as well – from somebody who claims to be from USPS (United States Postal Office), Canada Post, Royal Mail Group (in the United Kingdom) or Australia Post. The sender, who claims to … Parcel Intercept Read More »
Woolworth Email Survey Scam: How It Works (with videos below) It’s always nice when a store that you visit often offers gifts for your loyalty. Well, as the latest in a series of freebie scams proves, the allure of getting something for nothing is often the quickest road to getting ripped-off. Recently, the Woolworth … Woolworth Survey Email Read More »