Email Scams

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 have become part of pop culture, including the infamous Nigerian prince scam – a form of inheritance scam, promising free money for vital information, one of the oldest phishing scams – and others.

 

Email Scams: List Below

Email scams have gotten even more sophisticated, including Amazon scam email messages that really appear to be from Amazon. 

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:

August 12, 2020

Yahoo Email Hacked: Press Release

Yahoo Email Hacked Scam: How It Works Beware of a new scam going around this week referencing the billions […]
August 12, 2020

Your Receipt From Apple Scam

How The Receipt From Apple Scam Works: Many fraudulent emails are going around these days. They replicate major brands […]
August 12, 2020

Netflix Membership: Log In, Sign Up, or Cancel Your Account

Netflix Membership Scam: How It Works It has been discovered that a program is being added to various suspicious […]
August 12, 2020

Donation In Your Name Email

Donation in Your Name Scam: How It Works (with video below) There is no week for us without receiving […]
August 12, 2020

CIBC Anti-Laundering Email

How the scam works: Beware of an email coming from criminals impersonating the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). It […]
August 12, 2020

Email Account Hack With Mobile Phone

How Scammers Hack Into Your Email Account (with video below) This email hack is one of the most clever scams […]
August 12, 2020

Parcel Intercept

How the scam works: (with video below) You receive a message – usually by e-mail, but sometimes via regular mail […]
August 12, 2020

Woolworth Survey Email

Woolworth Email Survey Scam: How It Works (with videos below) It’s always nice when a store that you visit […]
August 12, 2020

Voice Message E-mail Scam

Voicemail Email Scam: How It Works Similar to the WhatsApp Voicemail Scam, this one comes to you via email. […]
August 12, 2020

Target Email Scam

Target Email and Gift Card: How The Scam Works The Target scam has two variations: the Security Breach email […]
August 12, 2020

Facebook Powerball Text

Facebook Powerball Scam: How It Works Entering lotteries with the hopes of a big payday is a typical activity for […]
August 12, 2020

New Stripe Payment Scam Copies PayPal Notification Email

Stripe Payment Scam: How It Works The financial transactions done online have become quite a routine for everyone in the […]
August 12, 2020

Lottery Winning Call or Email

Here is how the Lottery scam works. It could be a prize from a company such as Bank of America, Dream Lottery, Publishers Clearing House, or even a charity lottery.
August 12, 2020

Writer Publishing Deal

How the scam works: Scammers target unsuspecting authors with fake representation offers, followed by phony high-advance contract offers from a […]
October 3, 2020

Netflix Cancellation Email: Fake Offer

Beware of the Netflix Cancellation scam email, with many variations. Here is how it works:
August 12, 2020

Inheritance Letter Sample

How do the inheritance scams work? Very simple and effective for the scammers. - let's look at an inheritance letter sample and format.
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